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Synopsis Sun is a 30-year-old delivery man who lives a frantic life in modern Paris. This precarious but happy balance will be put in jeopardy when his Indian cousin arrives in France to pursue his dream: playing sitar at the Olympia.
Crew Cast Tewfik Jallab (Sun), Aadar Malik (Ash), Xavier Boiffier (Magnus),
Meriem Serbah (Françoise), Delphine Théodore (Juliette), Ludovic
Berthillot (Renaud), Jean-Christophe Laurier (Charles), Annabelle
Director Jonathan Desoindre
In collaboration with Ella Kowalska
Screenwriters Thomas Wallon & Jonathan Desoindre
Cinematographer Benjamin Rufi
Producers Damien Lagogué, Julie Gayet & Nadia Turincev
Associated Producers Oriane Hurard & Antoun Sehnaoui
Editing Sacha Basset-Chercot
Sound Mathieu Descamps, Jocelyn Robert & Niels Barletta
Original Music Jean-Michel Zanetti, Supa-Jay & Saulc Warner
Casting Brigitte Moidon
Production companies Les Produits Frais & Rouge International
Original Title Sun
Language French/ English
Length 104 mins
Format DCP | 2:35 (scope) I Colour | 5.1
Jonathan Desoindre, graduate of philosophy at Sorbonne, was initially an independent journalist before joining Fémis in 2009. Ella Kowalska holds a Master's degree in History of Heritage at Sorbonne, and a Master's degree in Law at Paris Sud University. Both have been working together for over 10 years now. Before directing Sun, they have directed many short films together.
2019 - SUN, 1st feature, fiction, 104'
2014 - LE SEL DE LA TERRE, short film, fiction, 18',
2010 - LE LIEN, short film, fiction, 9', 16mm
2009 - SHIRLEY, short film, fiction, 25', 16mm
2008 - LE SUSRSAUT, short film, fiction, 13', 35mm
"Unpretentious and refreshing, Desoindre’s summery comedy is also full of heart, which compensates for its slightly weaker moments and provides the viewer with a much-needed dose of relaxing entertainment." Cineuropa
Festival de Cabourg 2019 – Tewfik Jallab : "Etre dans un festival offre une plus grande mise en lumière sur les films" - Premiere
24.07.19 - Review SUN by Cineuropa
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