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I AM A SOLDIER

by Laurent Larivière

synopsis

Sandrine, 30 years old, is forced to return home in Roubaix to live with her mother. She is unemployed and accepts to work with her uncle in a kennel, which turns out to be a hub for dog trafficking from Eastern Europe. She rapidly acquires authority and respect in this world dominated by men, and earns the money that could provide her with her freedom. But sometimes even good soldiers stop taking orders.

international title: I Am A Soldier
original title: Je suis un soldat
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: Le Pacte
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Laurent Larivière
film run: 92'
release date: FR 18/11/2015
screenplay: Laurent Larivière, François Decodts
cast: Louise Bourgoin, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Laurent Capelluto, Nina Meurisse, Thomas Scimeca
cinematography by: David Chizallet
film editing: Marie-Pierre Frappier
art director: Véronique Melery
costumes designer: Frédérique Leroy
music: Martin Wheeler
producer: Michel Feller, Dominique Besnehard
co-producer: Hubert Toint, Adrian Politowski, Gilles Waterkeyn
production: Mon Voisin Productions, Saga Film, Umedia
backing: uFund, Eurimages, Soficas Manon 5, Soficinéma 11, Canal+, Ciné+, TV5Monde, CNC
distributor: Le Pacte