52nd edition

De bas étage

A Brighter Tomorrow

Fortnight 2021, Feature film, 1h27
World premiere, Film in competition for the Caméra d'Or Award

Synopsis

30-something Mehdi is a small-time safe cracker. He and his partners in crime are just trying to get by, but industrial estate robberies aren’t paying like they used to, and the alternatives on offer aren’t appealing. Reassessing his life and future, he decides to try and win back Sarah, the mother of his one-year-old son he adores.

Casting

  • Jamil Mc Craven
  • M'Barek Belkouk
  • M'Barek Belkouk
  • Soufiane Guerrab
  • Souheila Yacoub
  • Tassadit Mandi
  • Thibault Cathalifaud

Team

Screenplay
Yassine Qnia avec la collaboration de Rosa Attab

Photography
Ernesto Giolitti

Sound
Stéphane Gessat, Benoît Gargonne, Paul Jousselin, Johann Nallet  

Production design
Rabeir Ourak

Editing
Alexandre Westphal

Production

Production
Why Not Production
3, Rue Paillet
75005 Paris – France
+33 1 48 24 24 50
contact@whynotproductions.fr
www.whynotproductions.fr

Coproduction
Alba Pictures (France)
Doha Film Institute (Qatar)

Foreign sales
Wild Bunch International
65 Rue de Dunkerque
75009 Paris – France
+33 1 43 13 21 87
sales@wildbunch.eu
www.wildbunch.eu

Distribution
Le Pacte
5 rue Darcet
75017 Paris – France
+33 1 44 69 59 59
contact@le-pacte.com
www.le-pacte.com

Publicist
International

Anyways
Florence Alexandre
+33 1 48 24 12 91
florence@anyways.fr

France

Marie Queysanne
+33 6 80 41 92 62
marie@marie-q.fr

Alizée Morin
+33 6 59 78 77 05
presse@marie-q.fr

Cannes projection

07/15
17h30
Théâtre Croisette

07/16
16h30 Le Raimu

21h00
Studio 13