By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies in order to offer you content and services that are tailored to your interests.

En savoir plus et gérer ces paramètres[OK]

Your opinion

Reality Show

Reality Show

A Feature film by Michel Poulette

Release in France : 03/05/1995


    Louis Jobin, an ordinary young man, is a TV maniac, continually hopping from one channel to the next. A competition allows him to become the first person in the world to spend three months of his life live on television. Twenty-four hours a day, a Canal 19 camera follows him in his daily life. Louis soon discovers that fame isn't everything that it's cracked up to be. The lack of privacy is particularly annoying when he falls in love. Louis decides to rebel and hatches a plot to catch television in its own trap : the image.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Co-production :

    Eiffel Productions

    French distribution :


    Foreign production company :

    Films Stock International

    Box Office: Total results

    Box office: Timeline

    International releases (2)

    CountryDistributorBuyerRelease date

    Show more

    Show less

    Sorry, your search returned no results.

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country


    "In the Sixties, when Andy Warhol said that we were heading for a society in which each one of us would be famous for fifteen minutes in our lifetime, perhaps he was intuitively sensing one of the stronger secondary effects of the TV phenomenon : "I wanna be a star". Of all the people who dream of being on TV, very few think about the demands and consequences of such a situation. This is what happens to the hero of "Reality Show". The film raises various issues. What does the fact of winning change in our lives ? What becomes of our relationship with others ? What happens when the least incident becomes public knowledge ? When the audience rises up against your opinions ? When you're abandoned ? My film deals with television's cannibalistic nature, its influence on young audiences and shows soap opera taken to its extreme limits... Louis Jobin is a very real character, he could be your neighbour. Thanks to his experiences, he will realize fame cannot bring true happiness."

    (Michel Poulette)

    Full credits (10)

    Screenwriters :

    Emile Gaudreault, Sylvie Bouchard, Michel Michaud

    Director of Photography :

    Daniel Jobin

    Production Manager :

    Gérard Martin

    Editor :

    Denis Papillon

    Music Composer :

    Jean-Marie Benoit

    Co-producer :

    Jacques Dorfmann

    Sound Recordist :

    Normand Mercier

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Lynda Pelletier

    Production Designer :

    Jean Bécotte

    Costume designer :

    Judy Jonker

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :


    Production language :


    Coproducer countries :

    Canada, France

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (Canada, France)

    Production year :


    French release :


    Runtime :

    1 h 33 min

    Current status :


    Visa number :


    Visa issue date :


    Approval :


    Production formats :


    Color type :


    Aspect ratio :


    Posters (1)