Slalom
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    Slalom

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    France

    2020

    90 min

    • French

    Drama

    15 year-old Lyz, a high school student in the French Alps, has been accepted to a highly selective ski club whose aim is to train future professional athletes. Taking a chance on his new recruit, Fred, ex-champion turned coach, decides to make Lyz his shining star regardless of her lack of experience. Under his influence, Lyz will have to endure more than the physical and emotional pressure of the training. Will Lyz’s determination help her escape his grip?

    Awards

    • MOST PROMISING ACTRESS (NOÉE ABITA) - THE 26TH LUMIÈRES AWARDS
    • Le Bayard De La Meilleure Photographie (Best Cinematography) - FIFF Namur

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    Credits

    Cast
    Noée Abi­ta
    Jérémie Renier
    Cather­ine Mar­chal
    Muriel Combeau
    Axel Auri­ant
    Maïra Schmitt
    Screenplay
    Char­lène Favier
    Marie Talon
    Cinematography
    Yann Mar­i­taud
    Editing
    Maxime Pozzi Gar­cia
    Sales
    THE PARTY FILM SALES
    Production
    MILLE ET UNE FILMS
    Charlène Favier

    Charlène Favier

    France

    After spending her childhood in Val d’Isère and several years abroad, she founded her own company, Charlie bus production, at the age of 24. She trained in acting at the Jacques Le Coq School in London, in directing at the Asto­ia Studio in New York and in writing at the FEMIS script workshop, from which she graduated in 2015. At the same time, she wrote, directed and produced several short films and documentaries, such as Free Fall (2012), Omessa (2015), and Odol Gorri, nominated for the 2020 César Award for Best Short Film.