Feature film

Christian Vincent

Country : France
Year : 2015
Lenght: 1h38
Genre : fiction
Infos : color

Cast: Fabrice Luchini, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chloé Berthier, Corinne Masiero

Script: Christian Vincent
Cinematography: Laurent Dailland
Editing: Yves Deschamps

Production: Albertine Productions

Distribution: Gaumont Distribution




Xavier Racine is a feared presiding judge at Criminal Court. He always hands down sentences of at least 10 years. Everything changes dramatically the day Racine meets Birgit Lorensen-Coteret. She is on the jury trying a man accused of homicide. Six years earlier, Racine fell in love with the same woman. Almost in secret. She is perhaps the only woman he has ever loved.

Christian Vincent

Christian Vincent started as an assistant editor before he directed in 1990 his successful first feature film La Discrète, prized at the Cesar ceremony. Then he directed La Séparation(1994), Sauve moi (2000) or Quatre étoiles (2006). In 2012 he came back with Les Saveurs du Palais.  Selected this year at the Venice Film Festival L’Hermine won the Best Screenplay and Best actor award for Fabrice Luchini.


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