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by Claire Burger


17-year-old Fanny goes on a language exchange trip to Germany. In Leipzig, she meets her pen pal, Lena, a teenager who dreams of political activism. Fanny is troubled. To win Lena over, she invents another life.

international title: Foreign Tongue
original title: Langue Étrangère
country: France, Germany, Belgium
sales agent: Goodfellas
year: 2024
genre: fiction
directed by: Claire Burger
film run: 105’
release date: FR 11/09/2024
screenplay: Claire Burger
cast: Lilith Grasmug, Josefa Heinsius, Nina Hoss, Chiara Mastroianni, Jalal Altawil
cinematography by: Julien Poupard
film editing: Frédéric Baillehaiche
art director: Pascale Consigny
costumes designer: Isabelle Pannetier
music: Rebeka Warrior
producer: Marie-Ange Luciani, Gerhard Meixner, Roman Paul, Delphine Tomson
production: Les Films de Pierre, Razor Film Produktion, Les Films du Fleuve
backing: Eurimages
distributor: Ad Vitam

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Lilith Grasmug, Josefa Heinsius, Nina Hoss, Jalal Altawil, Marie Ange Luciani, Claire Burger
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