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Philippe Lioret

A Kid
(Le Fils de Jean)

France 2016

In French and English with English subtitles

98 min

For audiences aged 12 and above


When told at age 33 that the father he never knew has died and he has two adult brothers in Quebec, a Frenchman travels to the "Belle Province" to finally meet his siblings in A Kid (Le Fils de Jean). The latest film from one of contemporary French cinema's great humanists, Philippe Lioret (Welcome, Don't Worry, I'm Fine), is a finely chiseled family drama that's at once new and familiar, immersive and deeply poignant. It also showcases the always subtle and stirring acting of the soulful-looking Pierre Deladonchamps, the sensitive and striking lead of Stranger by the Lake, as well as a strong Quebec cast led by dignified veteran Gabriel Arcand (The Dismantling) and hot up-and-comer Pierre-Yves Cardinal (Tom at the Farm).
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Director: Philippe Lioret

Philippe Lioret (born in 1955) is an award-winning French director whose most famous films include international success All Our Desires (2011) as well as Welcome (2009) that has previously featured in Espoo Ciné.

Screenplay: Philippe Lioret & Nathalie Carter based on Jean-Paul Dubois' Si ce livre pouvait me rapprocher de toi
Cast: Pierre Deladonchamps, Gabriel Arcand, Catherine de Léan, Marie-Thérèse Fortin, Pierre-Yves Cardinal, Patrick Hivon
Production: Marielle Duigou & Philippe Lioret /  Fin Août
Sales: Le Pacte

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