30.09. - 09.10.2021

Alice and the Mayor France 2018 | 105 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Nicolas Pariser

NICOLAS PARISER (*1974) is an actor, screenplay writer and director. His work is usually set in the realms of French party politics. Alice and the Mayor is his second feature film and was premiered in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs section at Cannes.

rated for 0 + years
An old white man and a young philosopher meet at the town hall – and turn the political landscape in France on its head. A comedy about the sustainability of politics. Paul feels empty, like a car with a powerful engine but no petrol in the tank. He’s the mayor of Lyon and was once an ambitious politician with big ideas. Now he sits, worn out, in the backwater of local politics. In despair, he gives the philosopher Alice a job. Her task is to develop visions and create the future. For Paul, she is the last hope, for Alice it’s her first job outside the comfort zone of uni. And indeed, the odd couple set about revolutionising politics.

Presented by:
Original title: Alice et le Maire
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Veto!
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Nicolas Pariser
Screenplay: Nicolas Pariser
Cast: Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi, Léonie Simaga, Antoine Reinartz, Maud Wyler, Alexandre Steiger, Pascal Reneric, Thomas Rortais, Thomas Chabrol, Patrick Brac
Producer: Emmanuel Agneray
Director of Photography: Sébastien Buchmann
Music: Benjamin Esdraffo
Production Design: Wouter Zoon
Editor: Christel Dewynter
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: BAC Films
Production: Bizibi
Contact: Andrea Dos Santos, BAC Films:


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