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LIGHTS OUT

by Fabrice Gobert

synopsis

March 1992 in a small town in the suburbs of Paris. During an alcohol fuelled party, teenagers discover a body that seems lifeless hidden in the bushes of a forest Two weeks earlier. Simon Werner, a senior in the Science curriculum of the Leon Blum high school has not shown up for class. Blood stains are found in a class-room. Run-away, kidnap, suicide, murder… every scenario is envisaged by his classmates. A few days later, a student from the same class goes missing without her parents knowing where she has gone. A young girl with no dark background or connection to Simon. The next day, a third student, still from the same class, also disappears…

international title: Lights Out
original title: Simon Werner a disparu...
country: France
sales agent: TF1 Studio
year: 2010
genre: fiction
directed by: Fabrice Gobert
film run: 93'
release date: FR 22/09/2010, BE 26/01/2011
screenplay: Fabrice Gobert
cast: Laurent Capelluto, Laurent Delbecque, Ana Girardot, Arthur Mazet, Jules Pelissier, Serge Riaboukine
cinematography by: Agnès Godard
film editing: Peggy Koretzki
art director: Frédéric Lapierre
production: 2.4.7. Films
distributor: Diaphana Distribution, Benelux Films Distributors Belgium (BFD)
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