WHO’S IN IT?
Nicolas Gob (Cannibal), Alban Lenoir (New World), Michaël Abiteboul (Daddy or Mommy), David Baïot (Fort Buchanan), Romain Lancry (Fonzy), Roland Menou (Opium), Geoffrey Couët (Theo and Hugo), Romain Brau (Where Horses Go To Die), Félix Martinez (film debut), Maïa Quesemand (La Fête Des Mères), Pierre Samuel (The Freshmen), Camille Thomas-Colombier (film debut), Jean-Louis Barcelona (Radiostars), Anaïs Gilbert (I Kissed A Girl), Thomas Croisière (The French Minister)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Maxime Govare (Daddy Cool) and Cédric Le Gallo (film debut), directors, writers; Renaud Chélélékian (I Kissed A Girl) and Edouard Duprey (Kill Ben Lyk), producers; Thomas Couzinier (Violent Days) and Frédéric Kooshmanian (Goal of the Dead), composers; Jérôme Alméras (In The House), cinematographer; Samuel Danési (Overdrive), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
After Olympic champion Matthias Le Goff (Gob) makes a homophobic statement on TV, his punishment is to coach the Shiny Shrimps, a flamboyant and amateur gay water-polo team that has ambitions to compete at the Gay Games, a major LGBT sporting event in Croatia…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The Shiny Shrimps is a fun and inclusive French sports comedy with colourful characters and a heartwarming message about acceptance.