Marc Guermont used to be a very much sought after horse stuntman in films. One day unfortunately, he had a bad fall from his mount during the shooting of a historical movie. And not only has he become a paraplegic but his insurance company tries to rip him off into the bargain. Two good reasons for Marc to feel bitter and enraged. Needless to say that Marc resolutely waits for the coming of his insurance “advisor”. But when the latter reports to him, the insurance man happens to be a… seductive woman, Florence Kernel. ….
Writer|Director: Denis Dercourt (The Page Turner)
Starring: Albert Dupontel, (Irreversible, 9-Month Stretch, Bernie) and Cécile de France (Chinese Puzzle, Möbius, A Secret)
Language: French with English subtitles
Running Time: 90 min
Distributor: Distrib Films US
Website (France): http://en.unifrance.org/movie/38592/en-equilibre
FESTIVALS: Chicago European Union Film Fest in Chicago, Alliance Francaise French Film Festival, Hong Kong
AWARDS: Brussels Film Fest, BeTV Prize
“Finely formed tale of battling the odds from the director of ‘The Page Turner’” theartsdesk.com
THE MAN WHO SHOT HOLLYWOOD
Jack Pashkovsky lived quietly in a town lit up by a thousand stars. He practiced his art anonymously. By the time he was finished, he had compiled what must be the greatest collection of celebrity photographs never seen.
Director: Barry Avrich
Running Time: 13 minutes
Distributor: Seventh Art Releasing