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Stéphane Brizé

The selection presents Stéphane Brizé’s movies dedicated to the themes of work trade union struggles and is part of the complete retrospective about the French director organized by Job Film Days in collaboration with the National Museum of Cinema, which will be scheduled at the Cinema Massimo during the month of September. Through movies such as The Measure of a Man, At War and the latest one Un autre monde, all masterfully performed by Vincent Lindon, Brizé confirms himself as the author of a cinema that is extremely attentive to today?s issues. It is a political, courageous cinema that tackles the contradictions, violence and tensions of the world we live in using narratives that ask direct, lucid and honest questions like few others can. Stéphane Brizé will be a guest through the festival. He will also be the protagonist of a masterclass open to the public, which can be booked starting on September 13th.

Stéphane Brizé (Renne, France, 1966), after studying electronics he started working as a technician for cinema and television. He then moved to Paris and approached the world of dramatic arts and theater until he debuted with his short film Bleu dommage in 1993, which won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Festival?s Quinzaine des Réalisateurs. In 2009 he started his partnership with Vincent Lindon, which continues to this day, with Mademoiselle Chambon (winner of the César Award for best adaptation). Lindon has been entrusted with the starring role for all his films that focus on the world of work with memorable productions such as The Measure of a Man (2015) and At War (2018), both in competition at the Cannes Festival. It is because of his interpretation in At War that he won Best Actor at both Cannes and César Awards.

Filmography: Bleu dommage (1993, cm), L’oeil qui traîne (1996, cm), Le bleu des villes (1999), Je ne suis pas là pour être aimé (2005), Entre adultes (2006), Laissez-les grandir ici! (2007, doc, cm, co-regia), Mademoiselle Chambon (2009), On bosse ici! On vit ici! On reste ici! (2010, doc, cm, co-regia), A Few Hours in Spring (Quelques heures de printemps, 2012), Les 18 du 57, Boulevard de Strasbourg (2014, cm, co-regia), The Measure of a Man (La loi du marché, 2015), A Woman?s Life (Une vie, 2016), At War (En guerre, 2018), Un autre monde (2021).

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  • AT WAR

    AT WAR (En guerre, France, 2018, 113′)   Buy your ticket online Director: Stéphane Brizé Screenplay: Olivier Gorce, Stéphane Brizé Photography: Eric Dumont Editing: Anne Klotz Scenography: Valérie Saradjian Music: Bertrand Blessing Cast: Vincent Lindon (Laurent Amédéo), Jean Grosset (Grosset), Mélanie Rover (Mélanie), Jacques Borderie (Borderie), Martin Hauser (Hauser), Valérie Lamond (lawyer), David Rey (Administrative and […]

  • THE MEASURE OF A MAN

    THE MEASURE OF A MAN (La loi du marché, France, 2015, 93′)   Buy your ticket online Director: Stéphane Brizé Screenplay: Stéphane Brizé, Olivier Gorce Photography: Eric Dumont Editing: Anne Klotz Scenography: Valérie Saradjian Music: Emmanuelle Villard, Hervé Guyader Cast: Vincent Lindon (Thierry Taugourdeau), Yves Ory (Employment center consultant), Karine De Mirbeck (Thierry?s wife), Matthieu Schaller […]

  • ANOTHER WORLD

    ANOTHER WORLD (Un autre monde, France, 2021, 96′)   Buy your ticket online Director: Stéphane Brizé Screenplay: Stéphane Brizé, Olivier Gorce Photography: Eric Dumont Editing: Anne Klotz Music: Camille Rocailleux Cast: Vincent Lindon, Anthony Bajon, Marie Drucker, Sandrine Kiberlain Producer: Philip Boëffard, Ève Machuel, Christophe Rossignon Production: Nord-Ouest Film, France 3 Cinéma Italian Distribution: Movies Inspired […]