Death Watch

by Bertrand Tavernier 2h10min France 1979
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Death Watch
by Bertrand Tavernier

In a future where dying of illness is exceedingly rare, a terminally ill woman becomes a celebrity and a man with camera implants goes to secretly record her for a morbid TV show.

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  • Romy Schneider : Katherine Mortenhoe
  • Harvey Keitel : Roddy
  • Harry Dean Stanton : Vincent Ferriman
  • And with: Thérèse Liotard, Max Von Sydow, Bernhard Wicki, Vadim Glowna, William Russell, Caroline Langrishe, Eva Maria Meinecke, John Sheddon


  • Director Bertrand Tavernier
  • Scenario Bertrand Tavernier, David Rayfiel
  • Original work author David Compton
  • Photo director Pierre-William Glenn
  • Set Design Tony Pratt
  • Costume Design Judy Moorcroft
  • Sound Michel Desrois, Catherine Kelber, Claude Villand
  • Editing Michael Ellis, Armand Psenny
  • Original music Roger Mason, Antoine Duhamel
  • Producer Alain Sarde, ZDF- Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Bertrand Tavernier, Elie Kfouri, Selta Films (Paris), Sara Films (Paris), TV 13 (München)
  • Excutive producer Jean-Serge Breton
  • Production Compagny Little Bear
  • Distributor Orange
  • Production Compagny Antenne 2, Corona Filmproduktion (Munich), Société Française De Production (SFP)

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio2,35:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1979
  • Release date for France01/23/1980
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageEnglish
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