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The Middle of the World (1974 film)

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Director  Alain Tanner
Music director  Patrick Moraz
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Language  French
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Romance, Drama
Screenplay  Alain Tanner, John Berger
Country  Switzerland France
The Middle of the World (1974 film) movie poster
Release date  28 February 1974 (1974-02-28)
Writer  John Berger, Alain Tanner
Initial release  September 11, 1974 (France)
Cast  Olimpia Carlisi (Adriana), Philippe Léotard (Paul), Juliet Berto (Juliette), Denise Péron (Schmidt)
Similar movies  Related Alain Tanner movies

The Middle of the World (French: Le Milieu du monde) is a 1974 Swiss-French romance film directed by Alain Tanner. The film was selected as the Swiss entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 47th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee. It was screened at the 2011 International Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg.

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Plot

The married young Swiss politician Paul gives an election speech in a restaurant and falls in love with an Italian waitress named Adriana who works there. Their love affair becomes quickly public knowledge. Paul's wife abandons him and takes their child with her. His damaged reputation makes him lose the election. He seeks solace by concentrating on his relationship with Adriana, yet she feels she was only a kind of object for him and leaves him too.

Cast

  • Olimpia Carlisi as Adriana
  • Philippe Léotard as Paul
  • Juliet Berto as Juliette
  • Denise Péron as Schmidt
  • Jacques Denis as Marcel
  • Roger Jendly as Roger
  • Gilbert Bahon as Albert
  • Pierre Walker as the ADP president
  • Paul Paquier as Gavault
  • Adrien Nicati as Paul's father
  • References

    The Middle of the World (1974 film) Wikipedia
    The Middle of the World (1974 film) IMDb The Middle of the World (1974 film) themoviedb.org


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