Dog

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.

 

Dog
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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
Samuel Benchétrit

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.

Synopsis

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.
Loosing foot with reality, rejected by his peers, Jacques Blanchot discovers the challenges and perks of this new life.
Adapted from his own novel, Samuel Benchétrit tells us the fall of an individual with humor and self-mockery.

Festivals
Locarno International Film Festival