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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1989 - 29 July.6 August

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Category: Edition 1989

Every year, the whole gather in the French region of Auvergne's home. During this 1944 summer, Louis falls in love with his cousin Laurence. The arrival of a British skydiver, Jack, will completely upset Laurence. Louis, jealous like crazy, will betray the skydiver who will die in front of his eyes. But his cousin François-Xavier has also seen what happened.

Original Title Un été d’orages
Italian Title Un'estate tempestosa
Category Out of competition
Section Kids in the French Cinema
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 95'
Production Year 1989
Nationality France
Directed by Charlotte Brandstrom
Screenplay Charlotte Brandstrom
Main cast Judith Godrèche, Stanislas Carré de Malberg, Murray Head

 regista Charlotte BrandstromCHARLOTTE BRANDSTROM

Born in France but raised in Sweden, France and the United States. A graduate of the Directing Program at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, Charlotte Brandstrom is truly an international Director: she speaks English, French and Swedish fluently and some Spanish and German. She has directed over thirty feature films, mini-series, and movies-of-the-week in many different countries such as France, England, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Morocco, Czech Republic, Thailand and South Africa. Her projects have involved international talent such as Christopher Walken, Jonathan Pryce, Rosanna Arquette, Peter Weller, Jurgen Prochnow, Carrie Fisher, Krister Henriksson as well as renowned French actors such as Vincent Perez, Carole Bouquet, Guillaume Canet, Judith Godreche, Tcheky Karyo, Bernard Lecoq, Pierre Arditi and others.