9 Fingers

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    9 Fingers

    9 Doigts

    Directed by

    France, Portugal

    2017

    99 min

    • French

    Drama

    In the middle of the night, Magloire is smoking a cigarette in an abandoned train station when the police shows up for an ID check. He starts running with no luggage, no future until he meets a dying man from whom he inherits a fortune. Magloire is now pursued by a gang. He becomes their hostage, but accomplice too. As he doesn’t anything to lose. Like someone who gets away with everything, someone with no expectations…

    Awards

    • Pardo for Best Director - Locarno Festival

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Paul Hamy
    Damien Bonnard
    Pascal Greggory
    Gaspard Ulliel
    Lisa Hartmann
    Lionel Tua
    Elvire
    Alexis Manenti
    Diogo Dória
    Screenplay
    F.J. Ossang
    Cinematography
    Simon Roca
    Editing
    Walter Mauriot
    Music
    Jack Belsen / M.K.B. fraction provisoire
    Production
    O SOM E A FURIA
    Production
    10:15 PRODUCTIONS
    Production
    OSS/100 FILMS & DOCUMENTS
    Sales
    CAPRICCI FILMS

    Press

    A delirious punk requiem.

    Muriel Del Don, Cineuropa

    9 Fingers is a film that is best compared to one of Wagner's symphonies, where pessimism and heroism go hand-in-hand.

    Muriel Del Don, Cineuropa

    F.J. Ossang

    F.J. Ossang

    France

    I hope to show that a cinema of poetry and fantastical adventure is possible, better: necessary...

    Filmmaker, writer and musician (MKB Franction provisoire), F.J. Ossang made 4 feature lenght films (among them Docteur Chance with Joe Strummer from The Clash). He has published a dozen books and 9 records with his band (MKB Franction provisoire).
    Several F.J. Ossang retrospectives were organized in different places: La Rochelle (1998), Bruxelles (1998), Molodist, Kiev (1998), Puchon (1998), Budapest (1999), Fukuoka (1999), La Cinémathèque Française, BAFICI (Buenos Aires Film Festival 2003), Montevideo (2004), Lisbon (2004), Musée du Jeu de Paume (France, 2006), Filmoteca de Madrid (2008), Palic (Underground Spirit Award, 2008), BAFICI (2009).
    A DVD-box of his main feature films will be released in January 2011 by Potemkine / Agnès b.
    His novel 'Génération Néant' will be translated in Spanish and published in 2011 by Caja Negra Editora, Buenos Aires.

    Selected Filmography