Alice and the Mayor

    All titles (2)
    Feature Film | 2018-2019 | Dramedy, Politics | Belgium, France

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    Brief synopsis

    The mayor of Lyon, Paul Théraneau, is in a bad way. He has run out of ideas. After thirty years in politics, he feels empty. To solve this problem, his team decides to hire a brilliant young philosopher, Alice Heimann. A dialogue between Alice and the mayor unfolds, bringing them together and shaking their certainties.

    (BAC Films)

    Cast

    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Fabrice LuchiniPaul Théraneau, le maire de Lyon [L]
    Anaïs DemoustierAlice Heimann, l'assistante du maire [L]
    Nora HamzawiMélinda [SR]
    Léonie SimagaIsabelle Leinsdorf [SR]
    Antoine ReinartzDaniel [SR]
    Maud WylerDelphine [SR]
    Alexandre SteigerGauthier [SR]
    Pascal RénéricXavier [SR]
    Thomas RortaisPierre [SR]
    Thomas ChabrolPatrick Brac [SR]
    Pierre-Benoist VaroclierLe meneur de débat [SR]

    Crew

    ActivityNameComment
    Production accountantJohanna Bourson
    1st ADValérie Roucher
    Director of photographySébastien Buchmann
    Casting directorYouna De Peretti
    Casting assistantOriane Martin
    Costume designerAnne-Sophie Gledhill
    DirectorNicolas Pariser
    Script supervisorCaroline Steff
    EditorChristel Dewynter
    Assistant editorThéo Zürcher
    GafferPhilippe Leroy
    ComposerBenjamin Esdraffo
    ProducerEmmanuel Agneray
    Production designerWouter Zoon
    Production managerSébastien Autret
    ScreenwriterNicolas Pariser
    Production sound mixerDaniel Sobrino
    Boom operatorThomas Gastinel
    Marketing, public relationAgnès Chabot

    Production companies

    CompanyComment
    Bizibi Productions [fr]
    Arte France Cinéma [fr]co-production
    Scope Pictures [be]co-production

    Distributing companies

    CompanyComment
    BAC Films [fr]France (theatrical) & World Sales

    Facilities

    DepartmentCompanyComment
    Production ServicesCommission du film Rhônes-Alpes [fr]logistical support

    Awards

    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Nicolas Pariser2019Quinzaine des réalisateurs Cannes [fr]Europa Cinemas Cannes LabelWinner

    Festivals

    YearCountryFestivalComment
    2019SpainSan Sebastian Film Festival (Zinemaldia)Perlak
    2019FranceQuinzaine des réalisateurs CannesSélection officielle
    2019GermanyFilmfest Hamburg

    TV-broadcast

    TypeCountryStationDate / TimeComment
    RepeatFranceCanal+ [fr]Tuesday, 08/12/2020, 10.45 PMCanal+ Family
    First showingFranceCanal+ [fr]Tuesday, 01/09/2020, 9.10 PM

    Cinema

    TypeCountryDateComment
    Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 02/10/2019
    PremiereSaturday, 18/05/2019Festival de Cannes - Quinzaine des réalisateurs [fr]