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FRENCH RELEASE FEBRUARY 11

FESTIVALS : ACID CANNES - MILANO - NAMUR - BIENNE - RAINDANCE - TUBINGEN - SEVILLA - MAR DEL PLATA - THESSALONIKI

 

Franky (Pablo Nicomedes), an unemployed actor is carried away by his manager in a stolen car.

Arsène (Olivier Gourmet) claims that he has an appointment with Franky’s idolized Director above the Arctic Circle.

A « melancomical » odyssey across Europe.

 

       

 

 
 
 

Directed by Olivier Babinet and Fred Kihn

91 minutes - 35 mm & Digital - 1,85 - DTS - color
France / Poland / Belgium / Norway - 2010
Visa n°112.568

DOP Timo Salminen (Aki Kaurismaki's DOP)

Art Department Pierre Pell (Michel Gondry's Science of Sleep), Joanna Białousz (poland), Torunn Anfinsen (norway)

Wardrobe Fred Cambier (Gaspard Noé's Irreversible), Aneta Brzezik, Nina Erdahl

Editing Yann Dedet (François Turffaut's editor) & Thomas Marchand

Original Score Etienne Charry

Lead Producer Igor Wojtowicz / Ferris & Brockman (france)

Producers David Szurmiej / Studio Agart (poland), André Logie / Panache Productions (belgium), Joachim Lyng / Sweet Films (norway)

 

with the support of

Eurimages

FilmCamp, Centre National du Cinéma, TPS Star, CinéCinéma, Liberty TV Europe, TVP1,

La Région Ile de France, Polish Film Institute, Norwegian Film Institute, Agence Culturelle d'Alsace, Tarsis Group,

Centre du Cinéma de la Communauté Française de Belgique, FilmCamp, Tax Shelter du Gouvernement Fédéral de Belgique

French Distribution : Shellac

Olivier Gourmet
(Best Actor Award in Cannes for Le fils by the Dardenne Brothers 2002)

 

Pablo Nicomedes
(Introducing)

 

Bakary Sangaré
(de la comédie française seen in Playing 'In the Company of Men' by Arnaud Desplechin)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

André Wilms
(Best Supporting Actor European Film for The Bohemian Life by Aki Kaurismaki)

 

Maria Bock
(Nominated for Best Norwegian Actress Award 2008)

 

Danuta Stenka
(Best Polish Actress Award for Chopin by Jerzy Antczak in 2002)

 

Ewelina Walendziak
(Best Actress Award in Rabat International Film Festival forTrick by Andrzej Jakimowski)

 

 

Wojtek Pszoniak
(Best Actor in Montreal World Film Fest. for Danton by Andrzej Wajda)

 

 

Nils Utsi
(Ice Globe Theatre Norwegian Award for Hamlet)