I'm going Home

by Manoel de Oliveira1h302001France
I'm going Home

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The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert Valence, 76, are suddenly shaken when he learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car crash. Having to take care of his now-orphaned grandson, he struggles to go on with his lifelong acting career like he's used to. But the roles he is offered, a flashy TV show and a hectic last-minute replacement in an English-language film of Joyce's Ulysses, finally convince him that it's time to retire.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : France 2 Cinéma, Gémini Films, Madragoa Filmes
    • Original Work Author : William Shakespeare, James Joyce, Eugène Ionesco
    • Photo Director : Sabine Lancelin
    • Director : Manoel de Oliveira
    • Scenario : Manoel de Oliveira
    • Producer : Paulo Branco
    • Editing : Valérie Loiseleux
    • Sound Recorder : Henri Maïkoff
    • Set Decoration : Yves Fournier
    • Costume Design : Isabel Branco
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Year of production : 2001
    • French release date : 12 septembre 2002
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : French

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