Born in a middle class family, Étienne (Benoît Magimel, A Girl Cut in Two, Intimate Enemies (COL•COA 2008), The Piano Teacher) is now a successful corporate executive. Married to the upper class, elegant Clémence (Julie Gayet, Eight Times Up, Shall We Kiss? (COL•COA 2009), My Best Friend), he is about to take the reigns of the group as the CEO retires. Everything seems to go well for Étienne. At an ATM one day, he sees Patrick (François-Xavier Demaison, Little Nicholas, So Close (COL•COA 2009), Coluche), an old classmate with whom he had lost touch. From that point on, his private and personal life starts to fall apart.
COLCOA / April 23 at 7:45 pm
In French with English subtitles
Directed by: Grégoire Vigneron
Written by: Laurent Tirard, Grégoire Vigneron
Cinematography by: Laurent Dailland
Editing by: Valérie Deseine
Music by: Christophe La Pinta
Produced by: Olivier Delbosc, Marc Missonnier
Production Company: Fidélité Films
Coproduction: Scope Pictures
GRÉGOIRE VIGNERON wrote his first short film in 1994, Tête d’ange, directed by Valérie Minetto. He met Laurent Tirard while writing and directing the short film Une Fausse Image de Moi in 2000. They co-wrote a first feature, The Story of My Life (COL•COA 2005 Audience Award), directed by Tirard. They have since collaborated on I Do, directed by Éric Lartigau, the critically acclaimed Molière (2007) and most recently the popular success Little Nicholas (2009), both directed by Tirard. Co-written with Tirard, Immaculate is Vigneron’s directorial debut. They are currently working on an adaptation of the comic book Asterix in Britain, which will also be directed by Tirard. Among his other writing credits, Grégoire Vigneron co-wrote the screenplay of Changing Sides in 2007, an adaptation of a novel by Alix Girod de l’Ain starring Dany Boon (Welcome to the Sticks, COL•COA 2008).