30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Seeds We Sow France 2020 | 77 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

Nathan Nicholovitch

NATHAN NICHOLOVITCH (*1976) studied applied arts and art history and in 1999 founded the Paris film collective "Les Films aux dos tournés". "The Seeds We Sow" is his third full-length film. It was made in collaboration with schoolchildren at a secondary school in Ivry-sur-Seine.

rated for 0 + years
[⏵] Faces full of sadness, faces full of anger. A very topical political drama. “Macron demission” – “Macron, resign”. Two words that change the world. Chiara sprays them at her school. A protest by a young woman against the president of her country. No more, no less. Yet a few hours later Chiara is dead in a police cell. A family, a class of children, a school and a nation are traumatised. Is this the reaction of a democracy to criticism? Nathan Nicholovitch’s film is based on real cases and focusses on the aftermath. In the conversations of bereaved relatives and friends, he sensitively observes how things start to change – from incomprehension to anger.

Original title: Les Graines que l’on sème
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Veto!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Nathan Nicholovitch
Screenplay: Nathan Nicholovitch in collaboration with the students of the 1ère L class from Romain Rolland Highschool, Marie Clément, Clo Mercier
Cast: Ghaïs Bertout-Ourabah, Clémentine Billy, Marie Clément, David D’ingéo, Kamla Errounane, Yhadira Fabat-Delis, Alicia Fleury, Maëlys Gomez, Luna Lafaye, Célia Lazla, Chloé Lemeur
Producer: Eurydice Calméjane, Nathan Nicholovitch
Director of Photography: Florent Astolfi
Production Design:
Editor: Gilles Volta
Sound: Graciela Barrault, Jean Jouvet
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: L'ACID
Production: D'un Film à l'Autre
Contact: Amaury Augé, L'ACID:


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