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

Worso films

ARTE France Cinema

Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Cinema

Tropdebonheur Productions

Versus production (Belgium)

Financial partners

CNC (Advance on receipts), Soficas Cinécap, Cofinova 13, Indéfilms 6, Cinémage 12, Cinéventure 3

French distribution

& International sales

The pact

Broadcast

Canal+, Cine+, ARTE France

Script

Samuel Doux, Fanny Burdino, Cedric Kahn

Cast

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