French focus

150 Milligrams

La fille de Brest

Film info

  • Country:Francuska
  • Director:Emmanuelle Bercot
  • Year:2016
  • Duration:128'
  • Actors:Sidse Babett Knudsen, Benoît Magimel, Charlotte Laemmel

Storyline

Irène Frachon, a doctor who lives in the Breton town of Brest, dares to stand up to the French health and pharmaceutical industry, helping to uncover the media scandal surrounding the commercialization of a controversial medicine whose side effects have caused the death of hundreds of people. In the hospital where she works in Brest, France, a lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out. Based on the book by Irène Frachon Mediator 150mg.

Emmanuelle Bercot (Paris, 1967) is an actress and director. Having made several shorts, she helmed her feature directorial debut with Clément, Youth Award at Cannes 2001. Next came Backstage (2005), Elle s’en va (On My Way, 2013), which competed at Berlin, and La tête haute (Standing Tall, 2015), which bagged two César awards from a raft of eight nominations. Highlights in her acting career are the titles: La classe de neige (Class Trip, 1998),Ça commence aujourd’hui (It All Starts Today, 1999), Polisse (2011) and Mon Roi (My King, 2015).

Screening schedule

  • 22.08.2017.

    CineStar Vukovar

    16:00h

Tickets for screenings at Cinestar Vukovar, Danubian Sand Island, Borovo Cinema, Valpovo culture center, Centar znanja Vinkovci, Vucedol museum are free. For screenings at locations - Terrace of Agency for Waterways and Castle Eltz Park admission is 15 HRK. Tickets.

Festival hosts
  • Discovery
  • Grad Vukovar
  • Hrvatski dom Vukovar
Srebrni sponzor
  • Pevec
Partners
  • Grad Zagreb
  • Hrvatska turistička zajednica
  • Hrvatski audiovizualni centar
  • Ministarstvo kulture
  • Vukovarsko-srijemska županija
  • TZ Vukovar
Sponsors
  • American Express
  • AutoWill
  • Badel Pelinkovac
  • Borovo
  • Elatus
  • Filmofeel
  • Hrvatska banka za obnovu i razvitak
  • Iločki podrumi
  • Startas
  • Alatir
  • PPD
  • Bobi

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more or switch them off if you prefer. However, by continuing to use the site without changing settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Read more »