Synopsis

In high summer, Caroline, a Parisian wife and mother, arrives in a small village in southern France. There, she has to organizethe funeral of her mother, a flighty lawyer whom she hardly knew. She is greeted by Pattie, who likes nothing better than telling anyone who will listen about her sexual adventures with the local men. As the whole valley is preparing for the much-awaited 15 Augustannual ball, the body of the deceased mysteriously disappears.

Cast

Caroline : Isabelle CARRÉ
Pattie : Karin VIARD
Jean : André DUSSOLLIER
Manuel : Sergi LOPEZ
Pierre : Laurent POITRENAUX
André : Denis LAVANT
Jean-Marc : Philippe REBBOT
Kamil : Jules RITMANIC
Isabelle : Mathilde MONNIER

Crew

Direction and screenplay : Arnaud & Jean-Marie LARRIEU
Producers : Francis BOESPFLUG, Bruno PÉSERY
Original score : Nicolas REPAC
Ball music : Groupe BRUTLA
Cinematography : Yannick RESSIGEAC
Sets : Stéphane LÉVY
Costumes : Maïra RAMEDHAN-LEVI
Sound : Antoine-Basile MERCIER
Editing : Annette DUTERTRE
Sound editing : Béatrice WICK
Mixing : Luc THOMAS
Production manager : Claire TRINQUET
Post-production supervisor : Guy COURTECUISSE

Production information

An Aréna Films, Pyramide Productions, coproduction
With the participation of : Canal +, OCS, Arte Cofinova
With the support of : La Région Languedoc-Roussillon, in partnership with the Centre National de la Cinématographie, with the participation of the Département de l’Aude
Distribution France : Pyramide
International sales : Pathé International

Technical information

France
Year of production : 2015
Length : 1h55

Festivals and awards

Official Selection San Sebastian 2015 - Competition
Official Selection Angoulême 2015
Official Selection London 2015 - Competition

Links

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