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A toute vitesse

Fortnight 1996, Feature film, 1 h 25

Synopsis

Before this story strats, there are two children, Rick and Saïd who believes their friendship would exist beyond life and death. One night, while they are running around their impenetrable youth collides with the impenetrable noight. A terrible shock. Rick dies. Saïd remains by himself, guilty of surviving to his friend… like a terrible of betrayal. The world became his prison. Now the story can start. Later, someplace else… the characters enter not knowing yet that their fate will be directed destroyed friendship. In a dormitory town lost between earth and heaven, Jimmy (18) lives with the nostalgia of the childhood he spent in the country. Not far away, July (20) lives in her parents’quiet house. In love with the absolute, she considers being young as a state of grace. Her friend Quentin (20), a worker’s son published a book which made him famous. Quentin knows Jimmy : they remain close friends until the night Quentin meets a fascinating strange young guy : Saïd. This encounter, with the social crisis in the background, upsets and reveals each of the characters to oneself. It draws the portrait of active youngsters who were given nothing.

Director

Gaël Morel

At 34, Gael Morel is an actor, director and screenwriter. His acting credits include André Téchiné’s Les Roseaux sauvages (1994) and Loin (2001), Didier Haudepin’s Le Plus Bel Âge (1995) and Laurent Bouhnik’s Zonzon (1998).

Élodie Bouchez
Meziane Bardadi
Pascal Cervo
Stéphane Rideau

Screenplay
Gaël Morel, Catherine Corsini

Image
Jeanne Lapoirie

Sound
Ludovic Henault

Editing
Catherine Schwartz

Music
Big Cheese Records

Set decoration
Frédérique Hurpeau

PRODUCTION : Magouric Productions 9, rue de Clignancourt, 75018 Paris Tél. : 01 42 52 24 34 Fax : 01 42 52 35 48 Téléma France 2 Cinéma Rhône-Alpes Cinéma VENTE A L’ETRANGER : Léonor Films 93, avenue Niel, 75017 Paris Tél. : 01 44 15 66 66 Fax : 01 47 64 36 38