Providence

France, 1977

Film
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This is a perversely hilarious comedy about one restless night (among many) in the fading life of an ageing, over-sexed novelist, Clive Langham. Clive lives alone in a country mansion and spends his nights cursing his fate as he inserts suppositories, sits on the “throne” and downs bottle after bottle of white wine. A well acted study in the lack of communication. Stars Sir John Gielgud, Dirk Bogarde and Ellen Burstyn.

Credits

production company

Action Film

Societe Francaise de Production

FR3

Citel

producer

Philippe Dussart

Duration

01:45:00:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1977

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324911

Language

French

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - France

Foreign language films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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