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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - 20.28 july

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2018

Neïla Salah lives in Creteil, and dreams of becoming a lawyer. Enrolled at the renowned Assas Law School in Paris, on her first day she runs up against Pierre Mazard, a professor known for his provocative behavior and misconduct. To redeem himself, he agrees to prep Neïla for a prestigious public speaking contest. Cynical and demanding, Pierre might become the mentor she needs. But to do that, both of them will have to rise above their prejudices.

Original Title LE BRIO
Category Out of competition
Section Masterclass Classic
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 95'
Production Year 2017
Nationality Belgium, France
Directed by Yvan Attal
Screenplay Victor Saint-Macary, Yaël Langmann, Noé Debre, Yvan Attal
Based on an idea by Victor Saint-Macary
Director of photography Rémy Chevrin
Editor Célia Lafitedupont
Production Design Michèle Abbe
Costume Design Carine Sarfati
Music Michael Brook
Main cast Camélia Jordana
Daniel Auteuil
Yasin Houicha
Nozha Khouadra
Nicolas Vaude
Produced by Dimitri Rassam, Benjamin Elalouf

 regista Yvan AttalYVAN ATTAL
Yvan Attal was born in Tel Aviv in 1965. He is a French actor, voice actor, director and screenwriter, and the dub-over voice artist for of Tom Cruise in the French version of many of his films. He made his debut in 1989 with the film LOVE WITHOUT PITY by Éric Rochant, which earned him a César Prize as best up and coming actor. In 2001 he made his behind the camera debut, directing the comedy MY WIFE IS AN ACTRESS, in which he starred opposite Charlotte Gainsbourg and Terence Stamp. In 2005 he starred with Sophie Marceau in the thriller ANTHONY ZIMMER by Jérôme Salle. Thanks to the film’s success, he began working internationally, acting first in THE INTERPRETER by Sydney Pollack and later in MUNICH by Steven Spielberg. In 2009, he was seen in LEAVING, the film starring Kristin Scott Thomas and Sergi López. In 2012 he directed and acted in DO NOT DISTURB, remake of the US mumblecore film HUMPDAY.


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