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Sand Castles

Sand Castles

A Feature film by Olivier Jahan

Produced by Noodles Production, Kizmar Films

Release in France : 01/04/2015

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Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producers :

Noodles Production, Kizmar Films

French distribution :

La Belle Company

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Synopsis

Éléonore's father has recently died and left her his house in Brittany, in the Côtes d’Armor region. The thirty-year-old photographer has been relatively successful, but business is no longer going well. She must absolutely sell the house.
Incapable of going alone to this place where she hasn't returned since her father's death, she sets out with Samuel, her ex, who she broke up with a while ago.
But she's playing with fire, because she knows that their relationship hasn't been put to rest, despite the fact that she's had a few adventures since they broke up and that Samuel is currently living with Laure.
Claire Andrieux, the real estate agent, has arranged for visits the two days that Éléonore and Samuel will stay in the house.
These three people are in for a strange few days, a weekend full of surprises and emotions, tensions, memories and arguments, melancholic and absurd moments, which are bound to have a transforming effect on Éléonore and Samuel.

Subject

The Hollywood Reporter : "A well-acted romantic drama. A very French seaside affair."

Studio: "Jahan studies suffering souls with as much precision as he studies bodies which rejoice."

Gala : "Without pathos, and with originality in terms of its form, the film delicately explores feelings which all of us are confronted by during our lives."

Télérama: "This bittersweet comedy by Olivier Jahan questions the notion of inheritance and the need to rebuild a life. Sensitive and gentle, like Jeanne Rosa, in the role of the blundering matchmaker."

Videos (2)

05/01/2016

Sand Castles

Trailer - subtitled in 9 languages

21/10/2016

Sand Castles

Trailer english subs

Photos (6)

Full credits (13)

Executive Producers :

Jérôme Vidal, Alexia de Beauvoir, Antoine Morand

Line Producer :

Mat Troi Day

Director of Photography :

Fabien Benzaquen

Production Manager :

Mat Troi Day

Editor :

Jean-Baptiste Beaudoin

Production Designer :

Benoît Pfauvadel

Sound Mixer :

Philippe Grivel

Assistant Director :

Antoine Laurens

Screenwriters :

Olivier Jahan, Diastème

Sound Recordist :

Philippe Grivel

Press Attaché (film) :

Dominique Segall

Continuity supervisor :

Louison Pochat

Costume designers :

Caroline Tavernier, Charlotte Gillard

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Production language :

French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Yes

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

2013

French release :

01/04/2015

Runtime :

1 h 42 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

139.085

Approval :

Yes

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.85

Audio format :

Dolby