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Swedish release title


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Alan Bates H J Heidler
Maggie Smith Lois Heidler
Isabelle Adjani Marya Zelli
Anthony Higgins Stephan Zelli
Armelia McQueen Nell
Daniel Chatto Guy
Pierre Clémenti porrfotografen
Suzanne Flon madame Hautchamp
Sheila Gish Anna
Daniel Mesguich Schlamovitz
Virginie Thévenet mademoiselle Chardin
Wiley Wood Cairn
Sebastien Floche monsieur Hautchamp
Paulita Sedgwick Esther
Bernice Steghers Miss Nicholson
Isabelle Canto Da Maya ''Cri-Cri''
François Viaur Lefranc
Dino Zanghi
Michel Such
Jean-Pierre Dravel fängelsevakter
Annie Noël jungfrun
Maurice Ribot pianisten
Pierre Julien impressarion
Humbert Balsan impressarions vän
Serge Marquand nattklubbsägaren
Muriel Montosse Marjorie
Caroline Loeb ''nunnan''
Jeffrey Kime James
Shirley Allan Adriana
Anne-Marie Brissoniere
Marie-France de Bourges
Brigitte Hermetz Les Oiseaux
Joceline Comellas kaféägaren
Romain Bremond ynglingen
Arlette Spetelbroot den drunknade flickan
Monique Mauclair hotellportiern


Production company Merchant Ivory Productions Ltd.
Lyric International
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Fox Film

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 122844
Date 1981-10-13
Classification Allowed from age 11
Original length 2765 meters

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1981-11-27 Rialto Stockholm Sweden 101 min
TV showing 1998-05-02 SVT2 Sweden 97 min
1999-05-25 SVT1 Sweden 97 min
Cinematheque screening 2019-08-27 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Soundtrack listing

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Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2762

Holdings Posters

Size More than 850 x 1100

Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Colour prints 8
Slides 10
Album No

Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material

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