30.09. - 09.10.2021

Party Girl France 2014 | 95 min | OV | Colour | FF 2014

Marie Amachoukeli

Marie Amachoukeli (1979) is a French film director and screenwriter of Georgian descent. She has a degree in study of religions at La Sorbonne and studied at La fémis department scriptwriting at. Party Girl is her debut feature in collaboration with Claire Burger and Samuel Theis. The film won the Camera d'Or prize at this years Cannes Film festival.

Claire Burger

The French director Claire Burger studied with Maria Amachoukeli and Samuel Theis at the La fémis in Paris department montage. The short film C'est gratuit pour les filles (2009), made together with Maria Amachoukeli, received the César for the best French short film. Party Girl is her directorial debut.

Samuel Theis

Samuel Theis (1978) is an actor and director, and studied at the La fémis. He wrote the script of the short film Forbach with Claire Burger in which he also acted. Party Girl is the story of his mother.

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Angélique works in a bar in a dingy nightclub on the Geman-French border. The former party girl still likes the wild life and men. But 60 years of life in the fast lane have left their mark on her face and soul. Her clientele have aged with her and are becoming ever rarer. When one of her regulars declares his love for her and even asks her to marry him, Angélique has the unexpected chance to turn her life around. But is the party girl ready for true love and a bourgeois life? With its intimate, hand-held camerawork, the film gets very close to its characters. Angélique is the mother of Samuel Theis, one of the film's directors, playing herself and her own life story.
Original title: Party Girl
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis
Screenplay: Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis
Cast: Angélique Litzenburger, Joseph Bour, Mario Theis, Samuel Theis, Séverine Litzenburger
Producer: Marie Marsmonteil, Denis Carot
Director of Photography: Julien Poupard
Music: Nicolas Weil, Sylvain Ohrel, Alexandre Lier
Production Design: Nicolas Migot
Editor: Frédéric Baillehaiche
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Pyramide International
Production: Elzevir Films
Contact: Ilaria Gomarasca, Pyramide International:


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