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BREATH OF LIFE

by David Roux

synopsis

Simon is an experienced doctor who rubs shoulders with death on a daily basis as part of his job in an intensive care unit. Like any good professional, he has learnt to shield himself from it. But when his mother is hospitalised in a nearby unit, and is in a critical condition, his private life and professional life clash spectacularly. Simon’s whole world, and all his certainties and beliefs, are shaken to the core – even to the extent of re-evaluating his career...

international title: Breath of Life
original title: L’Ordre des médecins
country: France
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: David Roux
film run: 93'
release date: FR 23/01/2019, BE 23/01/2019, CH 30/01/2019
screenplay: David Roux, Julie Peyr
cast: Jérémie Renier, Zita Hanrot, Marthe Keller, Alain Libolt, Maud Wyler
cinematography by: Chrystel Fournier
producer: Candice Zaccagnino
co-producer: Olivier Aknin
production: ElianeAntoinette, Reboot Films
backing: OCS Orange Cinéma Séries, Canal+
distributor: Pyramide Distribution, Anga Distribution, Cineworx Gmbh
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