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Childhood homelessness

Review: Versailles

Childhood homelessness

Realism and fairy tale are combined in this disturbing social study, a subtle and moving feature debut on the subject of poverty, unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival 

"What is this disintegrating society?"

Interview: Pierre Schoeller • Director

"What is this disintegrating society?"

Pierre Schoeller – former screenwriter for Erick Zonca, Jean-Pierre Limosin, Alain Gomis, Eric Guirado and Brice Cauvin – looks back at the inspiration and film shoot for Versailles 

"Incredibly moving and intense"

Interview: Geraldine Michelot • Producer

"Incredibly moving and intense"

An ambitious screenplay, difficult subject matter and a young child at the centre of the film. Cineuropa looks at a daring production and a challenge that paid off for Les Films Pelléas 





original title: Versailles
country: France
sales agent: Les Films du Losange
year: 2008
directed by: Pierre Schoeller
screenplay: Pierre Schoeller
cast: Guillaume Depardieu, Max Baissette de Malglaive, Judith Chemla, Aure Atika, Patrick Descamps, Matteo Giovannetti, Brigitte Sy

main awards/selection

Cannes 2008Un Certain Regard

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