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52nd edition from May 13 to 23, 2020

The Bare Necessity

Fortnight 2019, Feature film, 1h42
World premiere, Film in competition for the Caméra d'Or Award

Synopsis

Pierre Perdrix has been enjoying an enchanted though restless existence since the enigmatic Juliette Webb burst into his life. A stranger who landed in his family’s unique world like a meteorite, and who by her presence alone will force this tight-knit microcosm to redefine their boundaries and finally begin to fully live their lives.

Director

Erwan Le Duc

Born in the Lilas in 1977, Erwan Le Duc wrote and directed four short films, including The Virgin Soldier, selected at la Semaine de la Critique in 2016. He also works as a sports journalist for the daily newspaper Le Monde.

Alexandre Steiger
Fanny Ardant
Maud Wyler
Nicolas Maury
Patience Munchenbach
Swann Arlaud

screenplay
Erwan Le Duc

photography
Alexis Kavyrchine

sound
Mathieu Descamps

production design
Astrid Tonnellier

editing
Julie Dupré

music
Julie Roué

production
Domino Films
10 rue Vivienne
75002 Paris, France
T : +33 1 53 45 01 23
domino@dominofilms.fr

foreign sales
Playtime
5 rue Nicolas Flamel
75004 Paris – France
T : +33 1 53 10 33 99
info@playtime.group
www.playtime.group

distribution
Pyramide Distribution
32 rue de l’échiquier
75010 Paris – France
T : +33 1 42 96 01 01
distribution@pyramidefilms.com
www.pyramidefilms.com

publicist
France
Laurence Granec
T : + 33 1 47 20 36 66
presse@granecoffice.com

Internationale
Playtime
Alexis Hamaide
T : +33 1 53 10 33 90
alexis@playtime.group

Agence les piquantes
Fanny Grancher
T : +33 6 20 87 80 87
Alexandra Faussier
T : + 33 6 14 61 48 41
presse@lespiquantes.com

Title in Original Version : The Bare Necessity
Release date : 14 August 2019

Cannes projection

May 19
12h00
Théâtre Croisette

17h45
Théâtre Croisette

May 20
11h30
Théâtre de La Licorne

19h00
Studio 13

Press release

Ah! La merveille ! /// Maze

On a donc assisté dimanche à la Quinzaine à la naissance d’un cinéaste /// Libération

une comédie amoureuse dynamitée par un humour décapant /// France Info

un premier long-métrage audacieux qui remet du baume au cœur /// Konbini

une comédie romantique loufoque /// Cineuropa