Jumbo
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    Jumbo

    Directed by

    France, Belgium, Luxembourg

    2020

    94 min

    • French

    Drama

    Jeanne, a shy young woman, works at night in an amusement park. Fascinated with carousels, she still lives with her mother, the extrovert Margarette. Whereas no man is able to find their place among the rocky and unusual duo, Jeanne starts to grow an odd relationship with Jumbo, the park’s new flagship attraction. Soon, it appears that Jumbo, a striking and colorful merry-go-round, starts communicating with her…

    Awards

    • Guild Film Prize - Berlinale Generation (14plus)

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    Credits

    Cast
    oémie Merlant
    Emmanuelle Bercot
    Bastien Bouillon
    Sam Louwyck
    Tracy Dossou
    Screenplay
    Zoé Wittock
    Cinematography
    Thomas Buelens
    Editing
    Thomas Fernandez
    Music
    Thomas Roussel
    Production
    INSOLENCE PRODUCTIONS
    Sales
    WTFILMS
    Zoé Wittock

    Zoé Wittock

    France, Belgium

    Born in Belgium, Wittock grew up in various countries before settling in France at the age of 17 and beginning to work in film. In 2008, she participated in Berlinale Talents and was selected for the directing programme of the American Film Institute. After this training, she returned to Belgium and France. Her most recent short film, A DEMI-MOT, was broadcast on French television and released on Netflix. Her debut feature film, JUMBO, premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.