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Beyond the Walls Belgium, Canada, France 2012 | 98 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

David Lambert

David Lambert (*1974) studied Romance Languages at Liège University. His first short Vivre encore un peu (2009) won numerous prizes.Beyond the Walls is his feature film debut.

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Paulo und Ilir are in seventh heaven. The two young men have fallen head over heels for each other and are enjoying the first flush of romance. Paolo, the younger and also the weaker and needier of the two, swears his undying love. Then, out of nowhere, disaster strikes: Ilir is sent to prison for 18 months for possessing drugs. At first, their feelings remain unchanged, despite the constraints of visiting times - but while time stands still behind bars, outside it moves on. David Lambert's beautiful yet painful drama won the Grand Rail d’Or for the best film at this year's Semaine Internationale de la Critique in Cannes.
Original title: Hors les murs
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: David Lambert
Screenplay: David Lambert
Cast: Guillaume Gouix, Matila Malliarakis, David Salles, Melissa Desormeaux Poulin
Producer: Jean-Yves Roubin, Daniel Morin
Director of Photography: Matthieu Poirot Delpech (AFC)
Music: Valleys
Production Design: Sebastien Authpenne
Editor: Hélène Girard
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
German Distributor: Salzgeber & Co. Medien GmbH
World Sales: Films Boutique
Production: Frakas Productions; Boréal Films; Les Productions Balthazar


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