MIÉRCOLES 22 | CINETECA NACIONAL – SALA 7 | 15:15 HR. | 1 HR. 44 MIN.
DOMINGO 26 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES – SALA 5 | 16:30 HR. | 1 HR. 44 MIN.
France | 2017 | DCP | Color | 87minDirector: Samuel Benchétrit
Script: Samuel Benchétrit, Gábor Rassov
Producer: Julien Madon
Cinematography: Guillaume, Deffontaines
Sound: Miguel Rejas
Edited: Thomas Fernandez
Cast: Vincent Macaigne, Bouli Lanners, Vanessa Paradis.Production Company: Single Man Productions
The director, scriptwriter, actor, writer and playwright Samuel Benchetrit wrote and directed several works, including Comédie sur un pier de gare (2001). In 2003, he directed his first feature film, Janis et John, followed by J’ai toujours to be a gangster. Un rêvé d ‘(2007), which was presented in Locarno and won Sundance in the international category with the award for best script. After Chez Gino (2011) and Un voyage (2014), he adapted his autobiography Chroniques de l’asphalte (2005). In the same year, his novel Chien, adapted for the following year become a feature film.
Jacques Blanchot just lost everything: his wife, his son, his house, his work. Abandoned by all, he gets picked up by a zealous pet shop owner who, unable to see him as a friend, o ers to train him as his dog.
Locarno International Film Festival