Vigo - Passion for Life


1h 40m 1998

Brief Synopsis

Love story set in the 1920s and 30s, based on the relationship between French film director Jean Vigo and his wife, Lydu Lozinska, who met while both patients at a tuberculosis center in the Pyrenees.

Film Details

Release Date
1998
Production Company
Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services; Arri Group; Arte; Dda Public Relations; Eastman Kodak; European Script Fund; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Filmfour International; Mact Productions; Nitrate Films; Road Movies Vierte Producktion; Sammys--Samuelson Film Service; StudioCanal; Terry O'Neill; Tornasol Films; Videosonics Cinema Sound; Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Wdr)
Distribution Company
Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Film4 Productions; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Mact Productions; Road Movies Filmproduktion; Tornasol Films
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Nice, France; Paris, France; Pyrenees, France; Twickenham Studios, London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Love story set in the 1920s and 30s, based on the relationship between French film director Jean Vigo and his wife, Lydu Lozinska, who met while both patients at a tuberculosis center in the Pyrenees.

Crew

Kirsti Abernathy

Camera Trainee (United Kingdom)

Raoul Albert

Art Director

Martin Aylmore

Facilities Driver (United Kingdom)

Mariela Besuievsky

Co-Producer (Tornasol Films)

Adam Bohling

Location Scout (United Kingdom)

Marie-therese Boiche

Editor

Jeremy Bolt

Producer (Impact Pictures)

Maurice Borghesi

Other

Christophe Bouchet

Runner (France)

Fabrice Bovi

Art Construction (France)

Frederic Bovis

Production Manager (France)

Martin Brinkler

Assistant Editor

Tom Brooder

Construction Crew (United Kingdom)

Pauline Brown

Supervisor

Roger Burton

Costume Designer

Philippe Cadio

Art Construction (France)

Ian Chater

Property Master (United Kingdom)

Alan Clark

Construction Manager (United Kingdom)

Andy Cole

Best Boy (United Kingdom)

Hanna Coles

Makeup Artist (United Kingdom)

Andy Collier

Runner (France)

Tristam Cones

2nd Assistant Camera (United Kingdom)

Roberto Contreras

1st Assistant Camera (United Kingdom)

Rosamund Davies

Script Supervisor (United Kingdom)

Liz Daxauer

Hair And Makeup Designer (United Kingdom)

Antoine De Clermont-tonnerre

Co-Producer (Mact)

Ennio Dejesus

Construction Crew (France)

Dominique Delany

2nd Assistant Director (France)

Amy Denebeim

Props Buyer

Antonin Depardieu

Location Manager (Paris)

Geordie Devas

Location Manager (United Kingdom)

Anne Devlin

Screenwriter

Peter Dones

Grip (United Kingdom)

Eric Dubreuil

Assistant Art Director (Nice/Font Rameu)

Pascal Dumee

Art Runner Driver (France)

Natacha Dupont De Bie

Production Buyer (United Kingdom)

Jean-marc Dupuy

Assistant Location Manager (France)

Peter Ettedgui

Screenwriter

Peter Ettedgui

Associate Producer

Ronnie Fawke

Construction Crew (United Kingdom)

Ulrich Felsberg

Co-Producer

Pete Fish

Construction Crew (France)

Kate Forbes

Wardrobe Supervisor (United Kingdom)

James Foreman

Runner (United Kingdom)

Mike Fraser

Editing Facilities

Stefan Gates

2nd Assistant Director (United Kingdom)

Michel Simon Giovanni

Wardrobe Assistant (France)

John Greener

Construction Crew (United Kingdom)

Caroline Greville-morris

Production Designer

Willow Grylls

Specialist Researcher (United Kingdom)

Jay Handscomb

Other

Simon Hardy

Line Producer

Corinne Hart

Casting (Nice)

Jennifer Harvey

Assistant Costume Designer (United Kingdom)

Tom Horovitch

Unit Manager (United Kingdom)

Moving Jim

Assistant Art Director (United Kingdom)

Paul Jones

Construction Crew (United Kingdom)

Steve Kellet

Construction Crew (United Kingdom)

Alice Lefrancois

Producer'S Assistant (France)

Lucette Legot

Production Coordinator (France)

Tony Lilley

Makeup Artist (United Kingdom)

Richard Lingard

1st Assistant Director (United Kingdom)

Rupert Lloyd-parry

Key Grip (United Kingdom)

Roger Lowe

Gaffer (United Kingdom)

Rosie Macfarlane

Production Coordinator (United Kingdom)

Kamlan Man

Art Runner Driver (United Kingdom)

Sandrine Mannoni

Extras Casting

Sandrine Mannoni

3rd Assistant Director (France)

John Mathieson

Director Of Photography

Bingen Mendizabal

Music

Jeff Milner

Boom Operator (United Kingdom)

Stuart Milton

Facilities Driver (United Kingdom)

Kiki Miyake

Executive Producer (Little Magic Films)

Clifford Moss

3rd Assistant Director (United Kingdom)

Claire Mount

Runner (United Kingdom)

Kate Nielson

Production Assistant (United Kingdom)

Laure Nitkowski

Production Assistant (France)

Len O'brien

Generator Operator (United Kingdom)

Denise O'dell

Line Producer (France)

Nik O'dell

Runner (United Kingdom)

Terry O'neill

Insurances (Aon/Rhh Ruben)

Christine Parry

Stills Photographer (United Kingdom)

Claire Peberdy

Floor Runner (United Kingdom)

Jacques Pelissier

Art Runner Driver (France)

Annie-sophie Potier

Runner (France)

Laurent Pruvost

Runner (France)

Barry Reed

Sound Mixer (United Kingdom)

Liora Reich

Casting Director

Jo Rendle

Construction Crew (United Kingdom)

Peter Richardson

Electrician (United Kingdom)

Fred Ridpath

Construction Crew (France)

Michel Rollant

Props Buyer

Nick Rose

Standby Props (United Kingdom)

Paulo Emilio Salles Gomes

Book As Source Material ("Jean Vigo")

Jamie Samuels

Art Runner Driver (United Kingdom)

Simon Scotland

Line Producer

Annie Senechal

Assistant Art Director

Ariane Severin

Producer'S Assistant (United Kingdom)

Libby Shearon

Publicist (Dda - London)

Vibeke Sjovorr

Art Runner Driver (United Kingdom)

Sarah Stinchcombe

Art Production Manager (United Kingdom)

Bianca Stone

Facilities Driver (United Kingdom)

John Stone

Other

Amanda Temple

Producer (Nitrate Films)

Julien Temple

Screenwriter

Babs Thomas

Funding

Cameron Todd

Electrician (United Kingdom)

Claire Tovey

Runner (United Kingdom)

Mike Valentine

Underwater Camera (United Kingdom)

Jose Villaba

Location Manager (Nice)

Chris Ward

Play As Source Material ("Love'S A Revolution")

Timothy Williams

Location Caterers (Wood Hall Catering)

Rod Woodruff

Stunts

Gus Wookey

Props Driver (United Kingdom)

Marcus Wookey

Art Director (United Kingdom)

Julian Wright

Other

Nick Wright

Construction Crew (United Kingdom)

Film Details

Release Date
1998
Production Company
Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services; Arri Group; Arte; Dda Public Relations; Eastman Kodak; European Script Fund; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Filmfour International; Mact Productions; Nitrate Films; Road Movies Vierte Producktion; Sammys--Samuelson Film Service; StudioCanal; Terry O'Neill; Tornasol Films; Videosonics Cinema Sound; Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Wdr)
Distribution Company
Channel 4; Channel Four Television; Film4 Productions; Film4 Productions; Filmfour; Mact Productions; Road Movies Filmproduktion; Tornasol Films
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Nice, France; Paris, France; Pyrenees, France; Twickenham Studios, London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States May 1998

Released in United States November 1998

Released in United States September 1998

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 13-24, 1998.

Shown at London Film Festival November 5-19, 1998.

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 10-19, 1998.

Director Jean Vigo died in 1934 at the age of 29; he left behind some of French cinema's greatest films, including "A Propos de Nice (1930), "Zero de Conduite" (1932), and "L'Atalante" (1934).

Began shooting January 2, 1997.

Completed shooting early March 1997.

Released in United States May 1998 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (market) May 13-24, 1998.)

Released in United States September 1998 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) September 10-19, 1998.)

Released in United States November 1998 (Shown at London Film Festival November 5-19, 1998.)