Pigalle


1h 33m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Two lovers--Vera, a stripper, and Fifi, a small time crook--are used as pawns in a power struggle for territory by rival drug barons. Their gripping story is played against the backdrop of Paris' seamy Pigalle district, with many real-life nightlife denizens playing themselves.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
StudioCanal; Union Generale; Union Generale
Distribution Company
Diaphana Distribution; Eone

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Two lovers--Vera, a stripper, and Fifi, a small time crook--are used as pawns in a power struggle for territory by rival drug barons. Their gripping story is played against the backdrop of Paris' seamy Pigalle district, with many real-life nightlife denizens playing themselves.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Production Company
StudioCanal; Union Generale; Union Generale
Distribution Company
Diaphana Distribution; Eone

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Winter December 8, 1995

Released in United States on Video May 11, 2004

Released in United States September 1994

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States April 1995

Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) September 1-12, 1994.

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.

Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City April 5-11, 1995.

Feature directorial debut for Karim Dridi.

CinemaScope

Released in United States Winter December 8, 1995

Released in United States on Video May 11, 2004

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Venice Film Festival (in competition) September 1-12, 1994.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.)

Released in United States April 1995 (Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival in New York City April 5-11, 1995.)