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Too Close to the Sun

    All titles (2)
    Feature Film | 2020-2022 | Drama | Belgium, France

    Shooting data

    Start of shooting01/10/2020
    End of shooting07/11/2020
    Number of shooting days29
    LocationsRoubaix (Hauts-de-France)
    Filming regionsFrance - Hauts-de-France

    Project data

    Film financing
    Length of movie90 min
    Aspect ratioWidescreen USA (1 : 1,85)
    Sound formatDolby SRD / Dolby digital (5.1, 6 channels)


    Brief synopsis

    When he leaves hospital, 30-something Basil moves in with his younger sister and closest confidant, Sarah. Living with a psychiatric disorder, Basil tries his best to re-establish a sense of normality in both his work and his love life.

    But, whilst hiding his illness from his new relatives, how long can he maintain this fragile stability?


    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Clément RoussierBasile [L]
    Marine VacthSarah [L]
    Diane RouxelÉlodie [L]
    Hakim FarisNassim [SR]
    Léon DurieuxLéo [SR]
    Corentin FilaOusmane [SR]


    1st ADViolette Echazarreta
    2nd ADCharlotte Trunet
    ColoristIsabelle Julien
    Director of photographyGeorges Lechaptois
    Video assist/playback operatorTitouan Penthier
    Casting directorChristine Duquesne
    Costume designerCharlotte Lebourgeois
    DirectorBrieuc Carnaille
    Script supervisorLucie Mallet
    EditorBasile Belkhiri
    Key gripPaul Ghafoorian
    GafferOlivier Régent
    Key makeup artist/hair stylistPascale Guégan
    ProducerClément Lepoutre
    ProducerGary Farkas
    ProducerOlivier Muller
    Co-producerJean-Yves Roubin
    Co-producerAlexandre Mulliez
    Co-producerEva Curia
    Production designerColine Debée
    Production managerThibaut Luque
    Production managerIsabelle Tillou
    Unit manager (local system)Amaury Brougalay
    ScreenwriterBrieuc Carnaille
    Co-writerClément Roussier
    Production sound mixerNassim El Mounabbih
    Sound re-recording mixerPhilippe Charbonnel
    Sound editorFrançois Aubinet
    Dialogue editorCorinne Dubien

    Production companies

    Vixens [fr]
    Gapbusters [be]
    ‌H1F [fr]

    Distribution / Sales companies

    Jour2Fête [fr]
    France (theatrical)
    France (theatrical)
    The Party Film Sales [fr]
    International Sales
    International Sales


    2022FranceFestival de Cabourg
    2022FranceFestival du Premier Film d’Annonay

    Cinema releases and premieres

    Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 28/09/2022