LIFE KILLS ME
LIFE KILLS ME


SYNOPSIS
Paul and Daniel, sons of an Algerian immigrant, live in Paris' Barbes: Paul with an exam in literature, delivers pizzas, Daniel dreams of becoming "Mister Universe" in body-building, their life is floating between desires and disappointment -- when Daniel gets his big chance in Hamburg, Germany, at least his future seems bright ...

DIRECTORJean Pierre Sinapi
YEAR2002
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSSan Sebastian International Filmfestival 2002
PRODUCERSFabienne Servan-Schreiber (producer)
Karl Baumgartner
Raimond Goebel (co-producers)
Jean-Pierre Fayer (executive producer)
CO PRODUCTION WITHCinétéve (Paris) in co-production with Pandora Film
ARTE
Canal+
PRODUCTIONDenis Fleutot
Guido Bohlmann (production managers)
SUPPORTED BYFilmförderung Hamburg
FFA (german-french treaty)
CNC
Gimages Developpement
WORLD SALESWild Bunch, Paris
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORSalzgeber (02.06.2005)
LENGTH90 min.
FORMATcolour
1:1.85
DTS (german version Dolby SRD)
originated on S-16mm
SHOOTING LOCATIONParis
etc. (France)
Hamburg (Germany)
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEFrench
CASTSamy Bouajila (Paul)
Jalil Lespert (Daniel)
Sylvie Testud (Myriam)
WRITERSDaniel Tonachella
Jean-Pierre Sinapi original book by Paul Smail
CASTINGHeta Mantscheff (Germany)
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYPierre Aim, Jean-Paul Meurisse
EDITINGCatherine Schwartz
MUSICLouis Sclavis
SOUNDJean-Michel Chauvet (sound recordist)
Corinne Rozenberg (sound design)
Francois Groult (re-recording mixer)
ART DIRECTIONAntoine Platteau
Sigrid "Boubou" Schroeder
COSTUMESEve-Marie Arnault
Petra Kilian
MAKE UP HAIRSophie Benaiche
Dominique Busson
LINKSwww.cineteve.fr/vivremetue