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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Dope

Fortnight 2015, Feature film, 1h45

Synopsis

Malcolm is carefully surviving life in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles while juggling college applications and academic interviews. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him into an adventure that could allow him to go from being a geek, to being dope, to ultimately being himself.

Director

Rick Famuyiwa

Rick Famuyiwa is an alumni of the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the Sundance Institute’s Writer/Director Labs. Since then, he has written and directed the cult hits, The Wood, Brown Sugar, Our Family Wedding. In 2007, he received the NAACP Image Award for his screenplay, Talk to Me. Most recently, he wrote and directed Dope, for Forest Whitaker’s Significant Productions. Dope recently premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival winning the Special Jury Prize for Editing.

A$ap Rocky
Chanel Ima
Keith Stanfield
Kiersey Clemons
Kimberly Elise
Shameik Moore
Tony Revolori

Screenplay
Rick Famuyiwa

Image
Rachel Morrison

Sound
Chase Keehn, Bruce Barris

Editing
Lee Haugen

Music
Germaine Franco (Compositeur), Musique originale : Pharrell Williams

Set decoration
Scott Falconer

Production :
Significant Productions
3349 Cahuenga Blvd
Suite #5
90068 Los Angeles – États-Unis
T : +1 81 8919 8361
nina@significantproductions.com

Coproduction :
I am OTHER Entertainment (États-Unis)

Ventes / Foreign sales :
Sony Pictures Releasing International
10202 West Washington
90232-3195 Culver City – États-Unis
T : +1 310 244 2073
sal_ladestro@spe.sony.com
maria_clark@spe.sony.com

Distribution :
Sony Pictures Releasing International

Presse Nationale / National press :
PR Works International
Melody Monfreda / Alyson Dewar
T : +1 323 936 8394
dope@prworksinternational.com

Presse internationale / International press :
PR Works International
Alyson Dewar
Melody Monfreda
T : +1 323 936 8394
dope@prworksinternational.com

Press release

“Une tragicomédie efficace” /// Culturebox

“Pharrell Williams a fourni de la bonne “Dope” aux festivaliers” /// Metro

“Le film qui résume parfaitement la hype contemporaine” /// Les inrocks