THE PRAYER

cédric kahn

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Synopsis

To stop using drugs, twenty-two-year-old Thomas joins an isolated community in the mountains. Run by former drug addicts, the members overcome their addiction through prayer and work. Here Thomas discovers friendship, rules, love, and faith.

Producers

Les films du Worso

ARTE France Cinéma

Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Cinéma

Tropdebonheur Productions

Versus production (Belgique)

French distribution

& International sales

Le Pacte

Financial partners

CNC (Avance sur Recettes), Soficas Cinécap, Cofinova 13, Indéfilms 6, Cinémage 12, Cinéventure 3

Broadcast

Canal +, Ciné +, ARTE France

Script

Samuel Doux, Fanny Burdino, Cédric Kahn

Casting

Anthony Bajon, Damien Chapelle,

Alex Bredemühl, Louise Grinberg, Hanna Schygulla

French release

March 21st,  2018

Festivals & awards

  • Berlinale - Silver bear best actor

  • City of Lights Festival (CoLCoa - Los Angeles)

  • MIFF

  • Istanbul film festival

  • CINEMANIA, Film Festival