Wanneer een familie samenkomt om in de ouderlijke villa in het Noord-Franse Roubaix kerstmis te vieren, leiden spanningen snel tot confrontaties tussen ouders, kinderen en kleinkinderen. De aanvaringen verbergen angst om elkaar te verliezen en illustreren de stelling dat relaties niet vanzelfsprekend zijn.
Subject
Familie
Language
French
Publisher
De Filmfreak, 2010
1 dvd-video
Recording date
2008
Playing time
151 min.
Note
Frans gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands
EAN
9789058498885

About Arnaud Desplechin

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Arnaud Desplechin (French: [aʁno depleʃɛ̃]; born 31 October 1960) is a French film director and screenwriter.

Life and career

Desplechin was born in Roubaix. He is the son of Robert and Mado Desplechin, and grew up in the Nord department. He has a brother named Fabrice who has acted in several of his films, and two sisters: novelist Marie Desplechin and screenwriter Raphaëlle Desplechin.

Arnaud Desplechin 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.

In 1990, Desplechin directed La vie des morts, starring several actors who would go on to appear in multiple Desplechin films, su…Read more on Wikipedia