France Is a Gas

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    France Is a Gas

    Gaz de France

    Directed by

    France

    2015

    86 min

    • French

    Sci-fi

    France 2020. A secret meeting is held in the Elysée Palace to improve President Bird's popularity ratings.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Olivier Rabourdin
    Philippe Katerine
    Antoine Gouy
    Alka Balbir
    Jean-Luc Vincent
    Anne Steffens
    Philippe Laudenbach
    Darius
    Elizabeth Mazev
    Miryam Studer
    Benoit Forgeard
    Screenplay
    Benoît Forgeard
    Emmanuel Lautréamont
    Cinematography
    Thomas Favel
    Editing
    Benoît Forgeard
    Nicolas Boucher
    Music
    Bertrand Burgalat
    Production
    ECCE FILMS

    Press

    A French experiment in unorthodox feature filmmaking.

    Jordan Mintzer, The Hollywood Reporter

    Benoît Forgeard

    Benoît Forgeard

    France

    After studying at the beaux-arts and at the Fresnoy video art studio in France, Benoît Forgeard directed several shorts, HOW TO SUCEED IN LIFE in 2012 and FRANCE IS A GAS selected in the ACID selection of Cannes and released in 2016. He also directed a series on cinema for Arte and published L'Année du cinéma 2027, a collection of critics on imaginary films. His film ALL ABOUT YVES (2019) had its world premiere at Directors' Fortnight.

    Selected Filmography