A large family meets at a country manor after one of their members tried to commit suicide. While he's fighting for his life in hospital, the rest of the relatives try to deal with his act and his possible demise in their own way. This mid-length film marked Arnaud Desplechin's entry into the world of cinema and earned him the prestigious French Jean-Vigo award.
Director: Arnaud DesplechinScreenplay: Arnaud DesplechinDirector of Photography: Éric GautierEditor: François Gédigier, Laurence BriaudMusic: Marjory Ott, Marc SommerProducer: Pascal CaucheteuxSales: Why Not Productions
Original title: La Vie des morts Country: France Year of production: 1991 Length (min): 54 Language: French Subtitles: Czech, English Section: Profil: Arnaud Desplechin