Opening/Closing

DARLING BUDS OF MAY wednesday
30

Horaires de la séance de 21h15 à 23h45

Lieu de la séance Théâtre Comète


Réalisateur CHRISTIAN CARION

Pays France

Film length : 115 min

Language(s) : French

Genre : Fiction

DARLING BUDS OF MAY (2015)

french preview - ATTENDED BY french actor jacques bonnaffé

Synopsis

May 1940. Fleeing the German invasion, the people of a small village in the north of France take to the roads along with millions of their compatriots. Accompanying them on this exodus is a German child whose father, an opponent of the Nazi regime, has been imprisoned in Arras for lying about his nationality. Freed amidst the chaos, the father sets out in search for his son accompanied by a Scottish soldier hoping to find a way back to England...


TRAILER

DIRECTOR : CHRISTIAN CARION

 

Born in 1963 in Cambrai (in the Nord department of France), Christian Carion joined the Ministry of Agriculture after graduating in engineering, while continuing to cultivate the passion he had held for cinema since his teens. He directed his first feature film in 2001, "The Girl from Paris", drawing in 2.4 million French cinemagoers. His second film "Joyeux Noël" (2005), a historical epic focusing on the fraternisation of winter 2014 in the trenches of the 'Great War', sold over 2 million tickets in France. In 2009 he directed "Kryptonim Farewell", a spy thriller based on a true story.

In 2014 he shot "Darling Buds of May" on the roads of the Nord Pas-de-Calais region of France. A historical film telling the story of the millions of residents who found themselves forced to take to the roads in May 1940 by the arrival of foreign troops. Based on a number of accounts from local people. Soundtrack by Ennio Morricone.

 

technical data


Director Christian Carion
Scriptwriting Andrew Bampfield, Christian Carion, Laure Irrmann
Photography Pierre Cottereau
Music Ennio Morricone
Cast August Diehl, Olivier Gourmet, Mathilde Seigner, Alice Isaaz, Matthew Rhys
Production Nord Ouest films, Pathé
Source Pathé Distribution

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