North (1991)


North Poster
Original Title: Nord
Type: Movie
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 99 Minutes    (1 Hours : 39 Minutes)
Release Date: 19 Feb 1992 (France)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
French
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Xavier Beauvois
Writer: 
Xavier Beauvois, Sophie Fillières, Arlette Langmann
Stars: 
Xavier Beauvois, Bulle Ogier, Bernard Verley  »




Description

The story of a dysfunctional family in Northern France. Dad is a mean abusive drunk pharmacist, mom is addicted to pills and has incestuous desire for her son, the son is skipping school to fish and daughter is mentally handicapped.




Plot

A kindly village pharmacist, Michel is transformed by drink into a brute when he leaves work and returns home, terrorizing his wife, son, and handicapped daughter. When his drinking causes problems on the job, he checks into a rehabilitation clinic and for a brief time afterwards his family relations are better. However, drink has not lost its spell over him, and he soon returns to the bottle more avidly than before, with tragic results. Written by lament





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    North (World-wide, English title)
    Kuzey (Turkey, Turkish title)
    Βορράς (Greece)

  • Company

    BVF

  • Country

    France

  • Certification

    Sweden:11

  • Location

    Aire-sur-la-Lys
    Pas-de-Calais
    France





  • Details (Technical)

  • Color

    Color





  • Details (Other)

  • Awards

    4 wins & 5 nominations.