Amanda

Date
Hour
Place
31/07
10:00
THE LUBELSKIE CINEMA


Amanda
reż|dir Mikhaël Hers | FR | 2018 | 107 min
prod|pro Pierre Guyard, Christophe Rossignon, Philip Boëffard scen|wr Mikhaël Hers, Maud Ameline zdj|ph Sébastien Buchmann muz|mus Anton Sanko mon|ed Marion Monnier ob|cast Vincent Lacoste, Isaure Multrier, Stacy Martin, Claire Tran, Nabiha Akkari, Jonathan Cohen, Ophélia Kolb, Marianne Basler, Greta Scacchi dys|dis BestFilm

DESCRIPTION

It is a contemporary film about trauma, both collective and individual, which deals with life before and after a terrorist attack. But it is also a film about hope and human perseverance in the face of adversity. Young David lives in Paris, he looks after apartment blocks and volunteers for the city trimming trees. David meets Lena, who has just moved up to the city, and falls in love. But soon after, his life is brutally interrupted by the sudden death of his sister. Beyond the shock, and the pain, David now finds himself alone with his young niece Amanda to care for.


AWARDS
2018 Venice IFF – Magic Lantern Award
2018 Venice IFF – nominated for Venice Horizons Award for Best Film
2019 France, César Awards – nominated for César for Best Actor (Meilleur acteur)
2019 France, César Awards – César for Best Original Music

DIRECTOR
Mikhaël Hers (1975) French screenwriter, director and producer. He graduated Film Production at La Fémis in Paris, then he started producing films as well as directing films himself. His first short film Charell (2006) was screened at Cannes. Next, Montparnasse (2009) won the SFR Prize at Cannes. His first feature film was Memory lane (2010). This Summer Feeling (2015) is his second feature. It won the Grand Jury Prize at Bordeaux IFF and was screened at IFF Rotterdam. Amanda (2018) is his newest feature.

FILMOGRAPHY
2018 Na zawsze razem|Amanda
2015 Uczucie lata|Ce sentiment de l'été|This Summer Feeling
2010 Memory Lane

© Festiwal Filmu i Sztuki Dwa Brzegi Kazimierz Dolny Janowiec nad Wisłą
Projekt i realizacja: Tomasz Żewłakow