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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

The World is Yours

Fortnight 2018, Feature film, 1h34
World premiere


François is a small time drug dealer who wants to call it quits. His dream is to become the official distributor of the Mr Freeze popsicle brand in the Maghreb.
This ideal life, which he yearns for, vanishes when he learns that Danny, his mother, has spent all his life’s savings. Putin, the local boss, talks about an interesting deal in Spain, which François can’t refuse if he wants to get the money back. Lamya his childhood crush, Henry a former father-in-law just out of prison, the two young Mohamed and his mother who’s the head of a gang of women pickpockets, all get involved and nothing will happen as planned !


Romain Gavras

Romain Gavras is a French director whose impulsive and shocking images have often been widely talked about and have brought to light his incredible talent. Influenced by street culture, his work brings out a raw and irresistible energy visible in the music videos he directed like MIA’s Bad Girls or Justice’s Stress. Le monde est à toi is his second feature film. It stars Karim Leklou, Isabelle Adjani, Vincent Cassel and Oulaya Amamra.

Isabelle Adjani
Karim Leklou
Oulaya Amamra
Vincent Cassel

Romain Gavras, Noé Debré, Karim Boukercha
André Chemetoff
Arnaud Lavaleix
Production design
François-Renaud Labarthe
Benjamin Weill
Jamie XX, Sebastian

79, rue du Faubourg Poissonnière
75009 Paris – France
+33 1 80 50 55 84

Chi-Fou-Mi Productions (France)

1 place du spectacle
92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux – France
+33 1 71 35 35 35

Guerrar and co
+33 1 43 59 48 02

Title in Original Version : Le monde est à toi
Release date : 15 Aug 2018

Press release

Romain Gavras électrise Cannes /// Konbini

Un polar malin et hilarant /// Culture Box

Une comédie jubilatoire /// Cineseries

Romain Gavras renouvelle habilement la comédie à la française. /// Télérama

Le monde est à toi déride la Croisette /// Première

Une proposition (…) passionnante /// Ecran Large

Une comédie qui dépote /// Bande à part

Sur de bons rails /// Le Figaro

Brilliant Caper Comedy /// IndieWire

Romain Gavras réussit son pari /// Les Inrocks