Twentynine Palms

by Bruno Dumont1h592003France

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David, an independent photographer, and Katia, an unemployed woman, leave Los Angeles, en route to the southern California desert, where they search a natural set to use as a backdrop for a magazine photo shoot. They find a motel in the town of Twentynine Palms and spend their days in their sport-utility vehicle, discovering the Joshua Tree Desert, and losing themselves on nameless roads and trails. Frantically making love all the time and almost everywhere, they regularly fight, then kiss and make up, with little else going on in their empty relationship and quite ordinary daily life--until something horrible and hideous brutally puts an end to their trip.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : 3B Productions, Thoke Moebius Film Company, The 7th Floor
    • Distributor : LMC
    • Director : Bruno Dumont
    • Scenario : Bruno Dumont
    • Producer : Rachid Bouchareb, Jean Bréhat
    • Photo Director : Georges Lechaptois
    • Editing : Dominique Petrot
    • Costume Design : Yasmine Abraham
    • Sound Recorder : Philippe Lecoeur
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 2003
    • French release date : 17 septembre 2003
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : French

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