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by Claire Simon


Mimi isn’t a star, she’s just someone. I wanted to make a film about her life. That is, about the life of… someone. I wanted to follow as closely as possible the singularity of a real life in order to encounter its own particular romance, fantasy. Things that I’d discover when filming. In Nice, her hometown, or in the mountains, drifting between familiar and unfamiliar places where I filmed her, I waited for this story as yet unknown to me to come back to Mimi and for her to recount the scenes that make up her personal novel.

international title: MIMI
original title: MIMI
country: France
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Claire Simon
film run: 105'
release date: FR 09.04.03
screenplay: Claire Simon
cinematography by: Michel Dunan
film editing: Julie Pelat, Michel Toesca
music: Diégo Origlia, Mohammed Maokhtari
producer: Gilles Sandoz
production: Maïa Cinéma, Gémini Films, Ognon Pictures
distributor: Pirates Distribution

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