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THE FINISHERS (Belgium/France)

May 2, 2015 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am

WEST COAST PREMIERE

In a bid to bond with his father, Julien challenges him to participate with him in the Ironman race in Nice. The catch? Seventeen-year-old Paul (Fabien Héraud) has congenital palsy. His distant father is a former Ironman competitor, now unemployed and aimless, and Paul becomes inspired by a real-life family in Massachusetts who competed in the competition.

Writer| Director: Nils Tavernier
Running Time: 86 minutes
Genre: Family Drama|Sport
Distributor: Pathe International
Country: France
Language: French w/English subtitles
Rating: PG
Starring: Jacques Gamblin, Alexandra Lamy, Fabien Héraud

FESTIVALS: Toronto International Film Festival, Canada; Arras Film Festival, Les Arcs International Film Festival, France; Festival du Film Français au Japon, Japan; Rendezvous With French Cinema, Singapore

“This story of a father heroically joining a triathlon with his wheelchair-bound kid is shamelessly sentimental but tough to resist.” TIFF

Official Trailer in French: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=twpSelmCYKE
Trailer w/English Subtitles: http://www.abc.net.au/atthemovies/txt/s3985131.htm
Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FWW8VvAUh8

Details

Date:
May 2, 2015
Time:
9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am
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Venue

Camelot Theatres
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
Phone:
760-325-6565
Website:
www.camelottheatres.com

Organizer

Desert Film Society
Email:
info@desertfilmsociety.com
Website:
www.desertfilmsociety.org