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A Change of Heart

Directed by
Jérémie Elkaïm

Status Completed
Country France
Original Title Ils Sont Vivants
Year 2021
Language French
Genre . Drama
Duration 112min
Distributor Memento Films Distribution (France)
Status Completed
Country France
Original Title Ils Sont Vivants
Year 2021
Language French
Genre Drama
Duration 112min
Distributor Memento Films Distribution (France)

Based on a true story, adapted from “Calais Mon Amour” by Beatrice Huret.

Calais, French border with the UK.

Newly widowed, Béatrice lives with her son and her mother. Her beliefs and her very life are shaken upon meeting Mokhtar, an Iranian teacher who recently illegally fled to Europe. Her love for him pushes her to question the prejudices she is accustomed to and to challenge the laws of her country.

Cast & crew

CAST

  • Marina Foïs (Sink or Swim, Daddy or Mommy)

  • Seear Kohi (Homeland TV Series)

  • Laetitia Dosch (Montparnasse Bienvenüe, Our Struggles)

DOP

  • Jeanne Lapoirie (Benedetta, BPM (Beats Per Minute))

ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE

  • Yuksek

PRODUCER

  • Super 8 Production (Kompromat, Small Country)

Festivals and awards

  • FESTIVAL DU FILM D'ANGOULEME - Competition
  • MONS IFF