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Bernie (1996)

Bernie, a 30 years old orphan, decides to leave his orphanage and find his parents. After an investigation, he meets Marion, a young heroin addict and falls in love with her. He believes ... See full summary »

Director:

Albert Dupontel

Writers:

Albert Dupontel (dialogue), Albert Dupontel (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Claude Perron ... Marion
Albert Dupontel ... Bernie Noël
Roland Blanche Roland Blanche ... Donald Willis
Hélène Vincent ... Mme Clermont, la mère de Bernie
Roland Bertin Roland Bertin ... Ramonda
Paul Le Person ... Bernie, the janitor
Catherine Samie ... Grandmother
Alain Libolt Alain Libolt ... Maître Clermont
Pascal Ternisien Pascal Ternisien ... Edouard Clermont
Emmanuelle Bougerol Emmanuelle Bougerol ... Marie-Solange Clermont
Philippe Uchan ... Député Vallois
Antoinette Moya Antoinette Moya ... L'agent immobilier
Michel Vuillermoz Michel Vuillermoz ... Travesti
Loïc Houdré Loïc Houdré ... Dealer
Yves Pignot Yves Pignot ... Directeur de l'orphelinat
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Storyline

Bernie, a 30 years old orphan, decides to leave his orphanage and find his parents. After an investigation, he meets Marion, a young heroin addict and falls in love with her. He believes that his family was victim of a plot and this is why they deserted him. Written by Tetsuo Aminata

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 November 1996 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Bernie, uno contra el mundo See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Budget:

FRF14,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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Quotes

Bernie Noël: My name is Bernie Noël and I like hyenas, because hyena it is... it is an animal about which we never speak,while it is an animal who can be,... who can be very important.
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Referenced in Boys on the Beach (1999) See more »

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Bernie critique
17 March 2018 | by simonlive-56691See all my reviews

Early work of vocation of filmaking for Albert Dupontel, Bernie is a movie made with a similar kind of sordid humour shows in TV one-man shows and "Les Sales Histoires". The movie hold the specator in suspense to know how the offset main character who lived all his life in orphanage, are going to go with townfolks to discover his real family.


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