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TEMPÊTE / Land Legs

TEMPÊTE / Land Legs

Dom, 36 years old, is a sailor on board of the fishing boat Petit Gael II from the port of Les Sables d’Olonne, a small town in western France. He’s used to leaving for the open sea for at least three weeks in a row. Inspite of his absences, his teenaged children decided to live with their father after their parents’ divorce. But when his daughter Mailys gets pregnant, Dom has to make a decision … Based on a true story, reenacted by Dominique Leborne and his family.

SAMUEL COLLARDEY is an award-winning French director and cinematographer. His directorial debut, the graduation film Du soleil en hiver, received awards at the Cannes International Film Festival and the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. His first feature, The Apprentice, received the The Louis Delluc Prize for Best First Film in 2008. His current feature premiered at the Venice International Film Festival in 2015. // Films (selection): Du soleil en hiver (2005, short), L’apprenti (The Apprentice, 2008), Comme un lion (Little Lion, 2012), Tempête (Land Legs, 2015)

European Panorama Fiction 2016

SAMUEL COLLARDEY

France 2015
DCP / color
89 minutes
OmeU

Screenplay
Cinematography
Samuel Collardey
Editing
Julien Lacheray
Sound
Valérie Deloof
Music
Vincent Girault
Cast
Dominique Leborne, Matteo Leborne, Mailys Leborne
Producers
Grégoire Debailly (Geko Films, FR), France 3 Cinéma (FR)

Trailer

Production

Geko Films
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75001 Paris, France
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World Sales

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Weltpremiere / World Premiere
Venice International Film Festival 2015

Premierenstatus / Premiere Status
Austrian Premiere