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En attendant le déluge

Fortnight 2004, Feature film, 1h20

Synopsis

Dawn. A decaying château stands in a sprawling park of 100-year-old oaks. Jean-René, a ruined aristocrat in his 60s, has just learned he’s going to die.And soon. The day passes. Night falls. In the great, candle-lit hall, the aristocrat and his gardener get drunk. Later, barely able to stand, Jean-René announces his decision to invite a theatre company to the château. To enliven his final days with a piece based on the myth of Dionysos…

Director

Damien Odoul

Born in 1968, Damien Odoul made his first short, La Douce, at the age of 20. In 1990, he won the special jury prize at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival with À l’Ouest de l’Orient, which was also selected for Cannes. Le Souffle, his first feature, won the International Critics’ Prize at Venice.

Anna Mouglalis
Damien Odoul
Pierre Richard

Screenplay
Damien Odoul

Image
Patrick Ghiringhelli

Sound
Jean Holtzmann, Damien Bouvier, Adam Wolny

Editing
Gwénola Heaulme

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