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Alain guiraudie

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Synopsis

Léo is looking for the wolf that roams the mountains plains of Lozère when he meets a shepherdess, Marie. A few months later, they have a child. Assailed by the baby blues, and unable to trust Léo, who comes and goes without warning, she abandons both him and the baby. Léo finds himself with a baby to look after. It's complicated but, ultimately, he likes it. Meanwhile, he doesn't have a lot of work and becomes increasingly poor. Social degeneration forces him back to Lozère's high plains and to tracking the wolf.

Producers

Les films du Worso

ARTE France Cinéma

French distribution

Financial partners

CNC (Avance sur Recettes), Département de Charente-Maritime, Région Poitou-Charentes, Région Languedoc-Roussillon, Région Midi-Pyrénées, Sofica Cinéventure

Les Films du Losange

International sales

Wild Bunch

Broadcast

Canal +, Ciné +, ARTE France

Script

Alain Guiraudie

Casting

Damien Bonnard, India Hair, Raphaël Thiéry, Christian Bouillette, Laure Calamy

French release

August 24th, 2016

Festivals & awards

  • Festival de Cannes 2016 - Official selection

  • César 2017 : Nomination Most promising Actor -Damien Bonnard