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THE ADVERSARY

by Nicole Garcia

synopsis

When a man murders his wife, children and parents, the ensuing investigation reveals that he's been living a lie for almost 20 years.

international title: The Adversary
original title: L'Adversaire
country: France, Switzerland, Spain
sales agent: Wild Bunch
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Nicole Garcia
film run: 129'
release date: FR 28/08/2002, BE 04/09/2002, CH 04/09/2002, FI 01/11/2002, GR 01/02/2003, ES 28/02/2003, IT 11/04/2003, NL 31/07/2003
screenplay: Nicole Garcia, Jacques Fieschi, Emmanuel Carrère, Frédéric Bélier-Garcia
cast: Humbert Balsan, Daniel Auteuil, Emmanuelle Devos, Géraldine Pailhas, François Cluzet
cinematography by: Jean-Marc Fabre
film editing: Emmanuelle Castro
art director: Véronique Barnéoud
costumes designer: Nathalie du Roscoat
producer: Alain Sarde
production: France 3 Cinéma, StudioCanal, Les Films Alain Sarde, Pauline's Angel, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, Vega Film, Vértigo Films
backing: Vía Digital (ES)
distributor: Bac Films, Paradiso Filmed Entertainment Belgique, Paradiso Entertainment BV, Vega Distribution, Oy Cinema Mondo Ltd, Nexo Digital