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Tonight Nuit de Chien

A film by Werner Schroeter with Pascal Greggory, Bruno Todeschini, Amira Casar, Eric Caravaca, Nathalie Delon

Santamaria train station at night. OSSORIO, a forty-year-old man, arrives exhausted with the crowd of refugees and defeated soldiers. He comes back to the city he knew to meet the woman he loves. But everything has changed. A violent militia terrorizes the city. Rival factions oppose. During the ultimate night, everyone tries to save their hide. Hopelessly.

2008 | France, Germany, Portugal | 85´ | Drama | Feature film

Festivals and awards

65th Venice International Film Festival - Special Golden Lion

Toronto Film Festival - masters

Cast and crew

Pascal Greggory – Ossorio

Bruno Todeschini – Morasan
Amira Casar – Irene
Eric Caravaca – Villar
Nathalie Delon – Risso
Marc Barbe – Vargas
Jean- Francois Stevenin – Martins
Bulle Ogier - D.Inês
Laura Martin – Victoria
Mostefa Djadjam - Granovsky
Lena Schwarz -  Rosaria
João Baptista – Juan
Pascale Schiller –Agnes
Oleg Zhukov – Max  
Filipe Duarte – Júlio
With The Participation Of
Sami Frey - Barcala and Elsa Zylberstein - Maria
A Co-Production:
Alfama Films Production (Paris)
Filmgalerie 451 (Berlin)
Clap Filmes (Lisbon)

Set and Costumes Design: Isabel Branco
Art Direction: Alberte Barsacq
Music: Eberhard Kloke
Cinematography: Thomas Plenert (B.V.K.)
Editors: Julia Gregory and Bilbo Calvez
Assistant Director: José Maria Vaz da Silva
Line Producer: Ana Pinhão Moura
Sound Engineer: Pierre Tucat

with the Participation of
CNC – Centre National de la Cinématographie,
FFA German Federal Filmboard,
MC/ICA Insitituto do Cinema Audiovisual e Multimedia,
Ministere de la Culture et de la Communication,
Medienboard Berlin-Brandebourg,
Canal +,
RTP – Radio e Televisão de Portugal,
TSR – Télévision Suisse Romande

in Association with Cinemage 3 and Light Night
Project Developed with the Support of:
Adaptation, Screenplay and Dialogues
Gilles Taurand and Werner Schroeter
From The Novel by Juan Carlos Onetti, «Para Esta Noche»
Associated Producer: Eric Franck
Executive Producer: Eileen Tasca
Producers: Paulo Branco and Frieder Schlaich
a Film by Werner Schroeter

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