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THE HEDGEHOG

by Mona Achache

synopsis

The story traces an unexpected encounter, between Paloma Josse, a fearsomely intelligent and suicidal 11-year-old girl, Renée Michel, an unobtrusive and solitary Parisian concierge, and the enigmatic Mr. Kakuro Ozu.

international title: The Hedgehog
original title: Le hérisson
country: France
sales agent: Pathé International
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Mona Achache
release date: FR 01/07/2009, BE 05/08/2009, NL 05/11/2009, ES 04/12/2009, GR 24/12/2009, IT 05/01/2010, UK 02/09/2011
screenplay: Mona Achache
cast: Josiane Balasko, Garance Le Guillermic, Togo Igawa, Anne Brochet, Wladimir Yordanoff, Ariane Ascaride, Sarah Le Picard, Jean-Luc Porraz
cinematography by: Patrick Blossier
film editing: Julia Gregory
art director: Yves Brover
costumes designer: Catherine Bouchard
music: Gabriel Yared
producer: Anne-Dominique Toussaint, Romain Le Grand, Tarak Ben Ammar
production: Les Films des Tournelles, France 3 Cinéma, Pathé Films, Topaze Bleue
distributor: Pathé Distribution, Cinéart, Alta Films, Eagle Pictures, Cinefile World
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