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Mercuriales

Mercuriales

Virgil Vernier

France | 2014 | second feature film | running time: 108’

"Intriguing, visually arresting experimental narrative set in the wasteland of Paris‘ industrial suburbs."  
Jordan Mintzer - The Hollywood Reporter

festivals & awards

ACID, Cannes International Film Festival 2014
Competition, Torino Film Festial 2014 / FIPRESCI Award

synopsis

Bagnolet, on the outskirts of Paris. Two impressive building stand out against the sky: Les Mercuriales, twin towers constructed amid the streets, suffocated flowerbeds and low rent housing. In this metropolitan non-place, the stories of three tweny-year-olds interweave: a colored guard on her first night on the job, and two hostesses, one French, the other Moldavian, who become friends.

info

Mercuriales
original title

Mercuriales

country

France

running time

108’

produced by

Kazak Productions - France

in co-production with

Arte France Cinema - France

directed by

Virgil Vernier

written by

Virgil Vernier, Mariette Désert

sales

Kazak Productions

In a Parisian suburb, two receptionists drift from one enigmatic situation to the next going to the pool, visiting a maze-like sex club and hunting for new employment.
TFL Programmes

FrameWork 2011
Script&Pitch 2010

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Virgil Vernier

Scriptwriter, Film Director

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Jean-Christophe Reymond

Production

info@kazakproductions.fr