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by Clément Schneider


1792. Far from the epicentre of the French Revolution, the monastery of young monk Gabriel is requisitioned by the revolutionary troops to serve as barracks. The new ideas Gabriel discovers through the forced cohabitation between monks and soldiers don't leave him indifferent.

international title: A Violent Desire for Joy
original title: Un violent désir de bonheur
country: France
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Clément Schneider
film run: 75'
release date: ES 26/12/2018
screenplay: Clément Schneider, Chloé Chevalier
cast: Quentin Dolmaire, Grace Seri, Francis Leplay, Franc Bruneau, Vincent Cardona
cinematography by: Manuel Bolaños
film editing: Anna Brunstein
art director: Samuel Charbonnot
music: Joaquim Pavy
producer: Alice Bégon, Clément Schneider
production: Les Films d'Argile
distributor: Shellac Distribution
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