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The Passengers of the Night

Director:
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Country:
France
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Language:
French
Length:
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Year:
2021
Edition
RIFF 2022

The Passengers of the Night

111 Minutes | France | 2021

Synopsis

Elisabeth’s marriage is coming to an end and she will now have to support herself and her two teenage children. She finds work at a radio show and encounters a troubled teen named Talulah whom she invites into her home – but Talulah’s free spirit will have a lasting influence on the family

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Director’s Bio

film director portrait

Mikhaël Hers was born in Paris, on February 6, 1975. He studied in the Production department at La Fémis and graduated in 2004. He then directed three acclaimed short films: Charell (selected at the Critics’ Week, Cannes 2006), Primrose Hill (his second selection at the Critics’ Week, Cannes 2007, and awarded at Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival) and Montparnasse (selected at the Directors’ Fortnight, Cannes 2009, and winner of the Jean Vigo Prize). After Memory Lane (Locarno Film Festival 2010), This Summer Feeling (Rotterdam Film Festival 2016) and Amanda (in Official Selection at Venice 2018, winner of the Grand Prize at Tokyo IFF, and two nominations at the César Awards), The Passengers of the Night is his fourth feature film.

Filmography

  • 2022 THE PASSENGERS OF THE NIGHT (Les Passagers De La Nuit) ǀ Feature, 111’
  • 2018 AMANDA ǀ Feature, 106’
  • 2015 THIS SUMMER FEELING (Ce Sentiment De L’Eté) ǀ Feature, 106’
  • 2010 MEMORY LANE ǀ Feature, 98’
  • 2009 MONTPARNASSE ǀ Short, 58’
  • 2006 CHARELL ǀ Short, 45’
  • 2006 PRIMROSE HILL ǀ Short, 57’
  • THERE AND BACK AGAIN LANE ǀ Short

Film Details

  • Year:
    2021
  • Genres:
  • Runtime:
    111 Minutes
  • Languages:
    French
  • Countries:
    France
  • Premiere:
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Mikhael HERS
  • Screenwriter:
  • Producer:
  • Cast:
    Charlotte GAINSBOURG, Noée ABITA, Emmanuelle BEART

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