This Summer Feeling crowned at Bordeaux
by Fabien Lemercier
- Mikhaël Hers’ film has taken home the Grand Jury Prize from the gathering, while Hubert Viel’s Les filles au Moyen-Âge has won the Deuxième Regard Jury Prize
The fourth edition of the Bordeaux International Independent Film Festival drew to a close yesterday, presenting This Summer Feeling [+see also:
interview: Mikhaël Hers
film profile] by Mikhaël Hers (read the article) with the Grand Jury Prize. Starring Anders Danielsen Lie, Judith Chemla and Dounia Sichov, the second feature by the filmmaker after Memory Lane [+see also:
film profile] (unveiled in Filmmakers of the Present at Locarno) was produced by Pierre Guyard for Nord-Ouest Films, and co-produced by Arte France Cinéma, Rhône-Alpes Cinéma and German outfit Katuh Studio. It will be distributed in French theatres on 17 February next year by Pyramide, which is also in charge of the international sales.
Also featuring on the list of winners at the event was Les filles au Moyen-Âge [+see also:
film profile] by Hubert Viel (which won the Deuxième Regard Jury Prize – produced by Artisan du Film and set to be distributed in France on 27 January 2016, courtesy of Potemkine Films), the Iranian feature Nahid by Ida Panahandeh (the Union of French Film Critics’ Award), As I Open My Eyes [+see also:
interview: Leyla Bouzid
film profile] by Leyla Bouzid (the Erasmus+ Jury Prize), Ma manman d'Lo by Julien Silloray (the Best Short Film Award) and Le convoi des braves by Guillaume Brac (the Aquitaine Film Workout Award, which provides the winner with a post-production residency).
(Translated from French)