LITTLE NICHOLAS

Section: Edition 2010

Synopsis

Nicholas is a very happy child. His family loves him and their classmates likes him. But one bad day he eardrops a conversation between his parents, and he begins to think that a little brother is arriving. Nicholas is seized with fear and his perfect life is ruined.

 

Sinossi

Nicolas è un bambino molto felice. La sua famiglia lo ama ed è benvoluto dai suoi compagni di scuola. Ma un brutto giorno, ascoltando una conversazione tra i suoi genitori, Nicolas comincia a pensare che sia in arrivo un fratellino. La paura lo assale e gli rovina la sua vita perfetta.

 

little nicholas regLaurent Tirard
Born 1967, France. He studied film making at New York University and worked as a script-reader for Warner Bros and as a journalist for the French Film Magazine “Studio”. In 1997 he left “Studio” and began writing scripts for film and TV. In 2004 he wrote and directed his first feature film, THE STORY OF MY LIFE (MENSONGES ET TRAHISONS ET PLUS SI AFFINITÉS...). His second feature is MOLIÈRE (2007).

 

Laurent Tirard
Nato nel 1967 in Francia. Ha studiato Cinema alla New York University, ha lavorato per la Warner Bros, ed è stato giornalista per la rivista francese “Studio”. Nel 1997 ha lasciato la rivista e ha iniziato a scrivere sceneggiature per il cinema e la televisione. Nel 2004 ha scritto e diretto il suo primo lungometraggio, THE STORY OF MY LIFE (MENSONGES ET TRAHISONS ET PLUS SI AFFINITÉS...). Nel 2007 esce il suo secondo film, LE AVVENTURE GALANTI DEL GIOVANE MOLIÈRE.

 

Production
Fidélité Films, Imav, Wild Bunch, M6 Films, Mandarin Films, Scope Pictures

 

Italian distribution
Festival contact
Bim
www.bimfilm.com

 

Original Title LE PETIT NICOLAS
Italian Title IL PICCOLO NICOLAS E I SUOI GENITORI
Category Out of competition
Section Reload - Parental Control
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 90'
Production Year 2009
Nationality France
Directed by Laurent Tirard
Screenplay Laurent Tirard, Grégoire Vigneron, Anne Goscinny, Grégoire Vigneron, Alain Chabat
Based on the book "Little Nicholas" ("Le petit Nicolas")
by René Goscinny, Jean-Jacques Sempé
Director of photography Denis Rouden
Editor Valérie Deseine
Production Design Françoise Dupertuis
Costume Design Pierre-Jean Larroque
Music Klaus Badelt
Main cast Maxime Godart (Nicolas/Nicholas)
Valérie Lemercier (madre di Nicolas/Nicholas’ mother)
Kad Merad (padre di Nicolas/Nicholas' father)
Sandrine Kiberlain (la maestra/the teacher)
François-Xavier Demaison (Le Bouillon)
Michel Duchaussoy (il direttore/the director)
Produced by Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier

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