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by François Ozon


The story of a the young, beautiful and rich couple Mousse and Louis, whose lives have been taken over by drugs. One day they overdose and Louis dies. Mousse survives, but discovers she is pregnant. Louis’ mother insists that she have an abortion, so Mousse decides to run away and hide in a house far from Paris. A few months later, Louis’ brother joins her in this safe haven. He wants to help her and tell her his secret.

international title: The Refuge
original title: Le Refuge
country: France, Italy
sales agent: Le Pacte
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: François Ozon
film run: 90'
release date: FR 27/01/2010, BE 31/03/2010, GR 03/06/2010, ES 06/08/2010, NL 12/08/2010, UK 13/08/2010, DE 02/09/2010
screenplay: François Ozon, Mathieu Hippeau
cast: Isabelle Carré, Melvil Poupaud, Louis-Ronan Choisy, Pierre Louis-Calixte
cinematography by: Mathias Raaflaub
film editing: Muriel Breton
music: Louis-Ronan Choisy
producer: Chris Bolzli, Claudie Ossard
production: Eurowide Film Production, Teodora Film
distributor: Le Pacte, Abc Distribution, Cinemien, Curzon Artificial Eye

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