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by Jean-François Davy


September 1960. An unruly band of scouts, aged between 12 and 16, is sent on a three-day hike to climb the Brévent massif and its punishing 8,202 feet. In their backpacks they’re carrying their inexperience, carefreeness, differences, stories about girls, a letter from a brother in the military in Algeria. The beautiful mountain reveals its hidden face and the Eagle Patrol finds itself in an extremely perilous situation..

international title: RED NEEDLES
original title: LES AIGUILLES ROUGES
country: France
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Jean-François Davy
film run: 93'
release date: FR 10/05/2006
screenplay: Jean-François Davy, Gaia Guasti, Elisabeth Diot
cast: Jules Sitruk, Damien Jouillerot, Jonathan Demurger
cinematography by: Béatrice Mizrahi
film editing: Thierry Derocles
art director: Stéphane Makedonsky
costumes designer: Karine Charpentier
music: Frédéric Talgorn
producer: Jean-François Davy
production: Opening Production
distributor: Carrere Group
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