Programme 2018

The Summer House (Les Estivants)

Director: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi

fiction

India Premiere

Section: Rendezvous with French Cinema

Country: France, Italy | Year: 2018

Language(s): French, Italian | Time: 127 mins

Synopsis

A large and beautiful property on the French Riviera. A place that seems out of time and sheltered from the rest of the world. Anna goes there with her daughter for a few days of vacation. Amidst her family, friends, and the house sta, Anna has to handle her recent break-up and the process of writing her next film.

Director's Bio

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi is an Italian-French actress, screenwriter, and filmmaker. Her debut directorial feature, It’s Easier for a Camel (2003) received several awards at the Tribeca Film Festival. Her 2007 film, Actresses, received the Special Jury Prize in Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival, and, in 2013, A Castle in Italy was nominated for the Palme d’Or.