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THE CONQUEST

by Xavier Durringer

synopsis

Nicolas Sarkozy’s electoral campaign for the 2007 French presidential elections in a drama centred on ambition, sacrifice and paranoia.

international title: The Conquest
original title: La Conquête
country: France
sales agent: Gaumont
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Xavier Durringer
release date: FR 18/05/2011, ES 13/04/2012
screenplay: Patrick Rotman
cast: Denis Podalydès, Florence Pernel, Bernard Le Coq, Hippolyte Girardot, Samuel Labarthe
cinematography by: Gilles Porte
film editing: Catherine Schwartz
art director: Eric Durringer
costumes designer: Jürgen Doering
music: Nicola Piovani
producer: Nicolas Altmayer, Eric Altmayer
production: Mandarin Productions / Mandarin Cinéma
backing: Canal +, CinéCinéma
distributor: Gaumont Distribution, A Contracorriente Films