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 Chez Léon coiffure

Chez Léon coiffure

A Feature film by François Lunel

Produced by Les Films d'Ici

Release in France : 11/04/2012


    Chez Léon, Coiffure is a film about the presidential election of 2006-2007 through the lives of seven customers of a hairdressing salon in central Paris. Dominique Léon, the hairdresser in the story, is forty-two years old. He performs his craft like a true artist, spends a great deal of time with each of his customers - two people with jobs, a jobseeker, two students, two retired people, and a widow - listens to them, has become over the years a sort of psychologist in the neighbourhood. The people who come to his salon are a lot like him: uncompromising, demanding and passionate. They open up, talk about their everyday lives and worries, comment on French and international political issues, and ask for advice. What they have to say helps show French society at a key moment of its history. The film was shot over a period of four years, using the reflection of the hairdresser's mirror to reflect the daily life of a European capital.

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films d'Ici

    French distribution :

    Promenades Films

    Photos (4)

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    Serge Lalou, Laura Briand

    Screenwriter :

    François Lunel

    Production manager :

    Cécile Peyre

    Editors :

    Cécile Theisen, François Lunel

    French Distributor :

    Samuel Chauvin

    Sound Recordist :

    Antoine Bailly

    Director of Photography :

    François Lunel

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Emilie Imbert

    Sound Editor :

    Thomas Fourel

    Sound Mixer :

    Antoine Bailly

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    Feature film

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    1 h 21 min

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