Interview with François Ozon, director of Le Refuge
Video - San Sebastián Film Festival 2009
Le Refuge Hungarian release April 7
Cineuropa met the director François Ozon, whose feature film Le Refuge [+see also:
film profile] is in competition at the San Sebastián Film Festival. The cast of the film includes Isabelle Carré, Melvil Poupaud, Louis-Ronan Choisy and Pierre Louis-Calixte. Co-written by Ozon and Mathieu Hippeau, the film centres on the young, beautiful and rich couple Mousse and Louis, whose lives have been taken over by drugs. One day they overdose and Louis dies. Mousse survives, but discovers she is pregnant. Louis’ mother insists that she have an abortion, so Mousse decides to run away and hide in a house far from Paris. A few months later, Louis’ brother joins her in this safe haven. He wants to help her and tell her his secret.
Watch the other interviews from San Sebastián 2009:
Tom Harper, director of The scouting book for boys.
Mikel Olacigueri, Director of the San Sebastián Film Festival.
Chiara Mastroianni, actress in Making Plans for Lena.
Miguel ángel Jiménez, director of Ori.
Javier Rebollo, director of La mujer sin piano.
Isaki La Cuesta, director of Los Condenados.
Philippe Van Leeuw, director of Le Jour ou Dieu est parti en voyage.