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John Cameron MITCHELL

Country : United states of america

REQUIEM POUR BILLY THE KID
Out of Competition First film

REQUIEM FOR BILLY THE KID

Directed by : Anne FEINSILBER

Year of production : 2006 Country : FRANCE Length : 86 minutes

Synopsis

Requiem for Billy the Kid recounts the life of Billy the Kid. Shot in 35mm scope in New Mexico, the film is a hybrid bridging the narrative form with traditional documentary filmmaking to create a fresh outlook into an ever-captivating American myth.

The premise of the film is an investigation into the often-challenged circumstances that led to the death of the 21-year old outlaw in the hands of sheriff Pat Garrett on July 14, 1881. As we follow the modern sheriff on camera, off camera Billy the Kid, played by Kris Kristofferson, gives his own account of the events. Part poetic evocation, part road-movie, Requiem for Billy the Kid is essentially homage to the western genre and to the people who today still live up to that life.

Credits

Anne FEINSILBER - Director

Anne FEINSILBER - Script / Dialogue

Jean-Christophe CAVALLIN - Script / Dialogue

Patrick GHIRINGHELLI - Cinematography

Claire DITERZI - Music

Film poster © DR

Contacts

Production

CARGO FILMS - 12-16 Villa Saint-Michel 75018 Paris 75009 Paris FRANCE - T: 01 53 34 13 80 - F: 01 53 34 13 81 - www.cargofilms.com
Carine LEBLANC - cargo@cargofilms.com


Distribution

MK2 / ABBAS KIAROSTAMI - 55 rue Traversière 75012 Paris 75012 Paris FRANCE - T: 33 (0)1 44 67 30 80 - F: 33 (0)1 43 44 20 18 - monica.donati@mk2.com - www.mk2.com
Rahma GOUBAR - rahma.goubar@mk2;com


French press

DARK STAR - 8, bd Montmartre 75009 PARIS 75009 Paris FRANCE - T: +33 (0)1 42 24 87 89 - F: +33 (0)142 24 16 78
Melanie ALVES DE SOUSA - melanie@darkstar.fr


International press

DARK STAR - 8 Blvd Montmartre 75009 Paris FRANCE
Lison SALAÜN - lison@darkstar.fr


International sales

MK2 / ABBAS KIAROSTAMI - 55 rue Traversière 75012 Paris 75012 Paris FRANCE - T: 33 (0)1 44 67 30 80 - F: 33 (0)1 43 44 20 18 - monica.donati@mk2.com - www.mk2.com
Jean-François DEVAU - jean-francois.devau@mk2.com


Out of Competition Released on Anne FEINSILBER

REQUIEM FOR BILLY THE KID

Requiem for Billy the Kid recounts the life of Billy the Kid. Shot in 35mm scope in New Mexico, the film is a hybrid bridging the narrative form with...
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