WHO’S IN IT?
Daniel Auteuil (Jean de Florette), Guillaume Canet (Joyeux Noël), Doria Tillier (Nothing to Hide), Fanny Ardant (Pédale Douce), Pierre Arditi (Mélo), Denis Podalydès (The Officers’ Ward), Jeanne Arènes (Bis), Bertrand Poncet (film début), Michaël Cohen (Shall We Kiss?)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Nicolas Bedos (Mr and Mrs Adelman), director, writer, composer; François Kraus (Standing Tall) and Denis Pineau-Valencienne (Low Cost), producers; Anne-Sophie Versnaeyen (Requiem for a Killer), composer; Nicolas Bolduc (War Witch), cinematographer; Anny Danché (Vagabond) and Florent Vassault (Safari), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Victor (Auteuil), a disillusioned man in his sixties, is approached by a mysterious but brilliant entrepreneur named Antoine (Canet), who gives Victor the opportunity to dive back into a time period of his choice, through the use of theatrical artifices and historical reconstruction. Victor chooses to go back to forty years prior, during a week where he encountered the greatest love of his life…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
An interesting new take on time-travel, Le Belle Époque is a charming, luminous, and even magical look at what could happen if we were given the chance to revisit old memories.