11/21/2020 10:00 pm – Caligari FilmBühne
France/Canada 2019 118 min French and English original version with English subtitles
by David Perrault
Script: David Perrault, DoP: Christophe Duchange, Editor: Maxime Pozzi-Garcia, Production: Mille et une productions, Metafilms INC, Producers: Farès Ladjimi, Sylvain Corbeil, Cast: Alice Isaaz, Kevin Janssens, Déborah François, Bruno Todeschini, Constance Dollé, Armelle Abibou
“A French Western sounds crazy on paper, but David Perrault’s story of survival on the trail brings the best of modern westerns with the prestige and regality associated with that of French cinema.” (Elements of Madness)
David Perrault, born in France in 1976, studied Screenwriting at la Fémis in Paris. His first short film, SOPHIA, was released in 2006. In 2013, his first feature film, OUR HEROES DIED TONIGHT, was nominated for the Critics’ Week Grand Prize and the Caméra d’Or at Cannes International Film Festival. The film won the Audience Award at the 2013 Oldenburg Film Festival. SAVAGE STATE, his second feature, premiered at Rotterdam International Film Festival.
Filmography: 2013 SOPHIA, 2009 ADIEU CRÉATURE, 2013 NO HABLO AMERICAN (all short films); OUR HEROES DIED TONIGHT, 2019 SAVAGE STATE