POLA X
POLA X


SYNOPSIS
Pierre, a young and rich writer lives with his beautiful mother in Normandy and is soon going to marry Lucie. Everthing changes when Isabelle shows up and proclaims to be his sister. A dramatical triangle beyond all taboos is the result.

DIRECTORLeos Carax
YEAR1998
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSCannes International Filmfetival 1999
PRODUCERSBruno Pesery (producer)
Karl Baumgartner
Ruth Waldburger
Kenzo Horikoshi (co-producers)
Albert Prevost
Raimond Goebel (executive producers)
CO PRODUCTION WITHArena Films in co-production with Theo Films
France 2 Cinema
Pandora Film
Vega Film (Zurich) and Eurospace (Tokyo)
PRODUCTIONSylvie Barthet
Dschingis Bawakov (upm)
SUPPORTED BYLa Sept ARTE
Filmstiftung NRW
ARD-DEGETO
CNC
Procirep
Television Suisse Romande
L'office federal de la culture
WORLD SALESIntermedia, Paris
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORKinowelt/Arthaus
LENGTH129 min.
FORMATcolour
1:1.66
Dolby SRD
partly shot on S-16mm
SHOOTING LOCATIONFrance
Germany
Switzerland
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEfrench
CASTGuilliaume Depardieu
Katarina Golubeva
Catherine Deneuve
WRITERSLeos Carax(after the novel "Pierre or the ambiguities" by Herman Melville)
CASTINGAntoinette Boulat, Outcast (Germany)
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYEric Gautier
EDITINGNelly Quettier
MUSICScott Walker
SOUNDJean-Louis Ughetto (sound recordist)
Beatrice Wick
Jean-Pierre Laforce
ART DIRECTIONLaurent Allaire
COSTUMESEsther Walz
MAKE UP HAIRBernard Floch
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