Le milieu du monde

Le milieu du monde

Fiction, 120 min.


by Alain Tanner

Switzerland, 1974

Paul is married, a successful engineer, and a conservative candidate in an upcoming local election. He falls in love with Adriana, a café waitress from Italy. Paul's party is very critical of foreign labour and wants to keep Switzerland to the Swiss. Where Paul falls deeper and deeper into the relationship and is ready to leave his wife, Adriana feels the social pressure growing and has to make her own decision.


Open / CloseCredits

Directed by: Alain Tanner
Written by: John Berger, Alain Tanner

World Premiere: 1974
Original Version: French (german/italian subtitles), colour, 35mm, 120 min.


Production: Citel Films

Cinematography: Renato Berta
Editing: Brigitte Sousselier
Sound: Pierre Gamet
Music: Patrick Moraz

Open / CloseCast

Juliet Berto
Olimpia Carlisi
Jacques Denis
Roger Jendly
Philippe Léotard
Denis Perron

Open / CloseWorld Sales / World Rights

World Rights: Yves Peyrot