30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Conquest France 2010 | 111 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Xavier Durringer

Xavier Durringer (*1963) is one of the most successul playwrights in France who, since 1993, also works as a film director and screenwriter.

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The film, framed as a series of flashbacks, charts Nicolas Sarkozy's life between the reelection of previous president Chirac in 2002 and his own successful bid for the presidency in 2007. As he awaits the result of his electoral duel with Ségolène Royal, the centre-right politico wonders why he can't reach his wife Cécilia. The Conquest is a fictional report based on facts covering Sarkozy's ascent as he is maneuvering around and outwitting various opponents, and the breakdown of his marriage.

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Original title: La conquête
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Xavier Durringer
Screenplay: Patrick Rotman
Cast: Denis Podalydes, Florence Pernel, Bernard Le Coq, Hippolyte Girardot
Producer: Eric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer
Director of Photography: Gilles Porte
Music: Nicola Piovani
Production Design: Eric Durringer
Editor: Catherine Schwartz
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: Mandarin Cinema; Gaumont


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