Switzerland, 2008, 97 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: France/Belgium
Topics: Comedy, Drama, Woman Director
Program: Awards Buzz: Best Foreign Language Film
Language: French English Sub-Titles
Marthe and Michel live with their kids on the edge of a near-completed freeway. When the road is suddenly opened up to traffic, the noise and pollution threatens to destroy the family unit. Ursula Meier's absurd comedy -- a "road movie in reverse" -- brilliantly redefines the meaning of home.
Filmmaker expected to attend Jan.10-12 screenings: Director Ursula Meier
Trailer is not in English, but screening will be subtitled.
DIRECTOR: Ursula Meier
Producer: Elena Tatti, Thierry Spicher, Denis Delcampe, Denis Freyd
Editor: Susana Rossberg, Francois Gedigier, Nelly Quettier
Screenwriter: Ursula Meier, Antoine Jaccoud, Raphaëlle Valbrune, Gilles Taurand, Olivier Lorelle
Cinematographer: Agnès Godard
Principal Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Olivier Gourmet, Adélaïde Leroux, Madeleine Budd, Kacey Mottet Klein
Filmography: Strong Shoulders (2002), Pas les flics, pas les noirs, pas les blancs (2001), Autour de Pinget (2000)
Print Source: Memento Films Intl.
Consulate General of Belgium, Consulate General of Switzerland, Film Fund Luxembourg, French Embassy: LA Film & TV Office, Quebec Delegation in Los Angeles, TV5 Monde
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