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A Feature film by Maïwenn

Produced by Trésor Films

Release in France : 19/10/2011


    The daily grind for the cops of the Police Department's Juvenile Protection Unit - taking in child molesters, busting underage pickpockets and chewing over relationship issues at lunch; interrogating abusive parents, taking statements from children, confronting the excesses of teen sexuality, enjoying solidarity with colleagues and laughing uncontrollably at the most unthinkable moments. Knowing the worst exists and living with it.
    How do these cops balance their private lives and the reality they confront every working day?
    Fred, the group's hypersensitive wild card, is going to have a hard time facing the scrutiny of Melissa, a photographer on a Ministry of the Interior assignment to document the unit.




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    Actors (24)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Trésor Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch International

    News agency (France) :

    Moteur !

    Co-productions :

    Arte France Cinéma, Mars Films, Chaocorp Distribution

    French distribution :

    Mars Films

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    Photos (15)

    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Alain Attal

    Screenwriters :

    Maïwenn, Emmanuelle Bercot

    Director of Photography :

    Pierre Aïm

    Production Manager :

    Xavier Amblard

    Editors :

    Laure Gardette, Yann Dedet

    Production Designer :

    Nicolas de Boiscuillé

    Casting :

    Nicolas Ronchi, Elsa Pharaon

    Assistant Director :

    Frédéric Gérard

    Co-producer :

    Rémi Burah

    Sound recordists :

    Nicolas Provost, Sandy Notarianni, Rym Debbarh-Mounir, Emmanuel Croset

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Dominique Segall

    Continuity supervisor :

    Marion Pin

    Music Composer :

    Stephen Warbeck

    Costume designer :

    Marité Coutard

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    Feature film

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 7 min

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    Dolby SRD

    Rating restrictions :

    Suitable for all viewers, with warnings

    Posters (13)


    News (17)

    Festival Selections (27)

    Nowy Horyzonty/New Horizons - 2012

    Nowy Horyzonty/New Horizons (Poland, 2012)


    French films selected

    Sydney - Film Festival - 2012

    Sydney - Film Festival (Australia, 2012)


    Special Presentations at The State

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2012

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2012)

    Selection (17)

    Best Director : Maïwenn

    Best Supporting Actor : Frédéric Pierrot

    Best Supporting Actor : Joey Starr

    Best Supporting Actor : Nicolas Duvauchelle

    Best Film

    Most Promising Actress : Naidra Ayadi

    Best Original Screenplay : Emmanuelle Bercot

    Best Original Screenplay : Maïwenn

    Best Actress : Marina Foïs

    Best Actress : Karin Viard

    Best Sound : Emmanuel Croset

    Best Sound : Nicolas Provost

    Best Sound : Rym Debbarh-Mounir

    Best Cinematography : Pierre Aïm

    Best Editing : Laure Gardette

    Best Editing : Yann Dedet

    Best Supporting Actress : Karole Rocher

    Stockholm International Film Festival - 2011

    Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden, 2011)


    International Competition

    CINEMANIA Francophone Film Festival - 2011

    CINEMANIA Francophone Film Festival (Canada, 2011)


    Official Selection

    FIFF - 2011

    FIFF (Belgium, 2011)


    Views of the Present

    Helsinki Film Festival - 2011

    Helsinki Film Festival (Finland, 2011)


    French Touch Selection

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2011

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2011)


    Official Competition

    Awards (5)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2012

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2012)

    Awards (2)

    César Award for Best Editing : Yann Dedet, Laure Gardette

    César Award for Most Promising Actress : Naidra Ayadi

    Lumiere Awards - 2012

    Lumiere Awards (France, 2012)


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