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by Axelle Ropert


He can deliver a breathtaking speech on the American soul to flabbergasted schoolboys, get mixed up in the private lives of his citizens, and even get his 18-year-old daughter to swear that never, but never, would she leave home. Meet Simon Wolberg, mayor of a small provincial city, madly in love with his wife, an interfering father and provocative son. This man is driven by an obsession with his family. Which leads him to test the force and fragility of these bonds.

international title: The Wolberg Family
original title: La Famille Wolberg
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: Pyramide International
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Axelle Ropert
film run: 80'
release date: FR 02/12/2009
screenplay: Axelle Ropert
cast: François Damiens, Valérie Benguigui, Valentin Vigourt, Leopoldine Serre, Guillaume Verdier, Serge Bozon, Jean-Christophe Bouvet, Jean-Luc Bideau, Eva Ionesco
cinematography by: Céline Bozon
film editing: Emmanuelle Castro
art director: Sophie Reynaud-Malouf
costumes designer: Dorothée Guiraud
producer: David Thion, Olivier Bronckart
production: Les Films Pelléas, Versus Production
distributor: Pyramide Distribution

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