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by Olivier Doran


Chêne is a renowned coach who has enjoyed a series of professional successes. But he’s also a compulsive gambler who has colossal debts. At the end of her tether, his wife leaves him. Threatened by his creditors, Chêne accepts a contract which may save him: his task is to secretly coach Marmignon, a very unusual director who appears to be the worst pupil imaginable.

international title: The Life Coach
original title: Le coach
country: France
sales agent: Kinology
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Olivier Doran
release date: FR 09/09/2009
screenplay: Denis Bardiau, Bruno Bachot
cast: Jean-Paul Rouve, Richard Berry, Anne Marivin, Mélanie Bernier, Jean-Noël Brouté, Didier Bezace, Virginia Anderson
cinematography by: Antoine Monod
film editing: Emmanuelle Baude
art director: Denis Hager
costumes designer: Marie-Laure Lasson
producer: Laurent Brochand, Alain Terzian
production: Outsiders Productions, Canal+, Studio 37, Alter Films, M6 Films
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