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by Mathieu Vadepied


Adama is a 14-year-old boy who lives with his mother in a small two-room flat in Stains, in the suburbs of Paris. He fails in school, although he is a bright pupil. Because of an unexpected event, he will reverse the situation with Mamadou, who is younger than him.

international title: Learn by Heart
original title: La vie en grand
country: France
sales agent: Gaumont
year: 2015
genre: fiction
directed by: Mathieu Vadepied
film run: 93'
release date: FR 16/09/2015, BE 10/2015
screenplay: Mathieu Vadepied, Olivier Demangel, Vincent Poymiro
cast: Balamine Guirassy, Ali Bidanessy, Guillaume Gouix
cinematography by: Bruno Romiguière
film editing: Marie-Pierre Frappier
costumes designer: Anne-Sophie Gledhill
music: Krishoo Monthieux
producer: Bruno Nahon, Éric Toledano, Olivier Nakache
production: Unité, Ten Films - Ten Cinéma, France 3 Cinéma
distributor: Gaumont Distribution, Cinéart

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