date festival


Special screenings

Les Héroïques

Maxime Roy
2021 - France - 1h39

Screenings : sunday 21 - 5:00 pm - Grand Théâtre - followed by a debate with Vincent Perez - actor and Jérôme Clément - président du Festival Premiers Plans
Michel, ex-junkie, is a grown-up kid who only dreams about motorbikes and hanging around with his son Léo and his friends. He is 50 and has to look after the baby he's just had with his ex-girlfriend, and is fighting not to make the same mistakes and to be a good guy.
Maxime Roy
Maxime Roy made his first short, Beautiful Loser, in 2018, with François and Roméo Créton, Romane Bohringer and Youssef Hajdi. The film won awards at Clermont-Ferrand, Premiers Plans d'Angers, Alès, Aubagne, Namur, before being nominated for a César. In the same year he made the short Sole Mio, with Gall Gaspard and Marie Desgranges, followed by Des gens bien, where he acts alongside Clara Ponsot and Anna Galiena. His 3 shorts, all produced by TS productions, were screened in festivals around the world and broadcast on Arte. Les Héroïques is his first feature. The continuation of Beautiful Loser, it again stars François Créton, this time with Richard Bohringer, Ariane Ascaride, Clotilde Courau, and Patrick D'Assumçao. The film was in the official selection in Cannes in the special screenings in 2021, and was released in theatres last October.

Cast : François Créton, Roméo Créton, Richard Bohringer, Ariane Ascaride, Patrick D’Assumçao, Clotilde Courau
Screenplay : Maxime Roy, François Créton
Cinematography : Balthazar Lab
Sound : François Abdelnour, François Fayard, Jeanne Delplancq, Martial de Roffignac
Editing : Nicolas Desmaison, Clément Candelara
Music : Pierre Rousseau

Production : TS Productions, Marianne Productions

French distributor : Pyramide

International sales : Pyramide Internationale