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Will It Snow For Christmas?

Will It Snow For Christmas?

A Feature film by Sandrine Veysset

Produced by Ognon Pictures

Release in France : 18/12/1996


    The story begins on a Summer's evening, children at play in a hay barn. A country setting in the South of France. A family situation that is difficult to fathom, yet seemingly accepted, taken for granted, in which different roles intermingle : father, lover, boss, workers, mother, children... Until the father arrives in the red truck, he appears not to exist, not even to be missed... And yet, his presence changes everything. The mother centres this chaos. She takes the cruelty out of things and manages to preserve the world of her children through the bonds of tenderness and complicity. Summer, the South... It's as if the sun had something to do with hope... Would there be snow at Christmas ?

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Ognon Pictures

    French distribution :

    Pyramide Distribution

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Carlotta Films

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    "I never imagined I would make films, neither in a school, nor on set... It was strange how this film came about... It began as a gift... an intimate gift which became public... for all to see... It's simply a tribute to the art of being mother and that perhaps is what makes it universal, why it comes across. I wanted it to be raw, neither sanded nor polished !"
    (Sandrine Veysset)

    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producer :

    Humbert Balsan

    Adaptation :

    Antoinette de Robien

    Screenwriter :

    Sandrine Veysset

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Pascal Launay

    Production Designer :

    Jacques Dubus

    Sound Mixer :

    Dominique Gaborieau

    Assistant Director :

    Fred Nicolas

    Sound Recordist :

    Didier Saïn

    Director of photography :

    Hélène Louvart

    Editor :

    Nelly Quettier

    Costume designer :

    Nathalie Raoul

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    Feature film

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    Monde rural, Childhood, Motherhood

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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    Dolby A

    Posters (1)


    Selections (5)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1997

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1997)

    Selection (2)

    Best Producer : Humbert Balsan

    Best first picture : Sandrine Veysset

    Cairo - International Film Festival - 1996

    Cairo - International Film Festival (Egypt, 1996)


    Out of Competition

    Directors' Fortnight - 1996

    Directors' Fortnight (France, 1996)


    Cinema in France


    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1997

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1997)


    César Award for Best First Feature