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THE FOOL

by Jalil Lespert

synopsis

Pontagnac, a married man, tries to seduce Victoire, the wife of his good friend. Little does he know, Victoire has plans of her own to punish her cheating husband. The would-be fling ignites a dizzying spell of complications as characters arrange trysts, attempt to expose each other’s deceits, and are ultimately forced to come clean.

international title: The Fool
original title: Le Dindon
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: Pathé International
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Jalil Lespert
film run: 85'
release date: FR 25/09/2019, BE 25/09/2019, CH 25/09/2019
screenplay: Guillaume Gallienne, Jalil Lespert, Fadette Drouard
cast: Dany Boon, Guillaume Gallienne, Alice Pol, Ahmed Sylla, Laure Calamy, Camille Lellouche, Holt McCallany, Henri Guybet, Estéban, Eric de Staercke
cinematography by: Pierre-Yves Bastard
film editing: Frédérique Olszak-Olszewski
art director: Pierre Quefféléan
costumes designer: Madeline Fontaine
music: Marco Prince
producer: David Gauquié, Julien Deris, Fadette Drouard
executive producer: Jérôme Seydoux
line producer: Cyrille Bragnier
production: Cinéfrance, Pathé Films, Onzecinq, France 2 Cinéma, Artémis Productions
backing: Canal+ France (FR), Ciné+ (FR)
distributor: Pathé Distribution, Alternative Films, Pathé Films AG
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