With Fabrice Luchini, Anaïs Demoustier, Nora Hamzawi, Antoine Reinartz et Léonie Simaga

The mayor of Lyon is in existential crisis. After 30 years in politics, he feels totally empty and devoid of ideas. As a fix for this problem, his aides bring a brilliant young philosopher, into his inner circle.

French release: October 2nd 2019

Production : Bizibi
Executive producer : Emmanule Agneray
In coproduction with : ARTE France Cinéma, Auvergne Rhône Alpes Cinema, Scope Pictures, Les films du 10
With the participation of : Canal + et Ciné +
In association with Sofica : Cofinova 15, SG Images 2017, Cinécap 2, Cineventure 4, Cinemage 13
With the support of : Avance sur recettes of the CNC, Région Rhônes-Alpes, SACEM
French distribution : BAC Distribution
International distribution : BAC Films


Awards and nomination

Festival de Cannes 2019
Quinzaine des réalisateurs
Label Europa Cinemas du meilleur film européen



Scriptwriter and director : Niolas PARISER
Director of photography : Sébastien BUCHMAN
Editor : Christel DEWYNTER
First assistant director : Valérie ROUCHER
Script : Caroline STEFF
Sound engineer : Daniel SOBRINO
Sound editors : François DUMONT et Jérémy HASSID
Mixer : Daniel SOBRINO
Music composer : Benjamin ESDRAFFO
Head of wardrobe : Anne-Sophie GLEGHILL
Production designer : Wouter ZOON
Cast : Youna DE PERRETI
Make-up artist : Michelle CONSTANTINIDES
Hairdresser : Franck Pascal ALQUINET
Production manager : Sébastien AUTRET
Location manager : Olivier CORCOS
Set photographer : Roger ARPAJOU