The King Of Escape
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The King Of Escape

The King Of Escape

A film by Alain Guiraudie
World premiere date: May 17, 2009, Quinzaine des Réalisateurs - Festival de Cannes
French release date: July 15, 2009

Armand Lacourtade, 43, an agricultural equipment salesman, is sick of life as a single gay man. After meeting Curly, a brash teenage girl, he goes straight. With all kinds of people on their tails, they defy every danger to be together in their forbidden love. But is this really what Armand dreamed of?

With Ludovic Berthillot, Hafsia Herzi, Pierre Laur, Luc Palun, Pascal Aubert, François Clavier, Bruno Valayer, Jean Toscan

Un conte libertaire hilarant et festif”

— Les Inrockuptibles

Un grand éclat de rire”

— Le monde

Un film euphorisant”

— Libération

Directors Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival
2009
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— director
Alain Guiraudie
— cast
Ludovic Berthillot, Hafsia Herzi, Pierre Laur, Luc Palun, Pascal Aubert, François Clavier, Bruno Valayer, Jean Toscan
— producers
Sylivie Pialat (Les Films du Worso)
— duration
1h37
— production year
2009
— release date france
July 15, 2009
— nationality
France
— screenplay
Alain Guiraudie, Laurent Lunetta, Frédérique Moreau
— genre
Drama comedy
— french distributor
Les Films du Losange
— international sales
Les Films du Losange
— coproducers
Gladys Glover
— with the participation of
Arte, Cofinova 4
— supported by
la Région Midi-Pyrénées
— format
1.85
— sound format
Dolby SRD
— cinematographer
Sabine Lancelin
— sound
Xavier Griette
— editing
Bénédicte Brunet
— music
Xavier Boussiron
— costume designer
Roy Genty
— production designer
Didier Pons
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