Roubaix, une lumière

Director: Arnaud Desplechin
Script Arnaud Desplechin, Léa Mysius
Camera Irina Lubtchansky
Design Toma Baqueni
Music Grégoire Hetzel
Cast Roschdy Zem, Léa Seydoux, Sara Forestier, Antoine Reinartz, Sébastien Delbaere
Producers Pascal Caucheteux, Grégoire Sorlat, Olivier Père
Production Why Not Productions
Russian World Vision
France, 2019, 119’
24 September 16:30, Saturn IMAX #1
Christmas night in Roubaix. Police chief Daoud and rookie Louis confronted with the murder of an old woman. Suspicion fall on her young neighbours, Claude and Marie – girls very poor repute…

Arnaud Desplechin

Arnaud Desplechin born in Roubaix, France in 1960. He studied film directing at the University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle then at the IDHEC, graduating in 1984. He made three short films inspired by the work of the Belgian novelist Jean Ray. During the late 1980s, Desplechin worked as a director of photography on several films. Desplechin's first feature-length movie, «The Sentinel», premiered in 1992 at Cannes. In 2007, Desplechin filmed the family drama «A Christmas Tale», which was screened in competition at Cannes in 2008. In 2014 he adapted Alexander Ostrovsky's play «The Forest». For the drama film «My Golden Day»s (2015), which he directed and co-wrote, Desplechin won the César Award for Best Director. In 2016, he was a member of the main competition jury of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.