Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi struggles in the trailer for A Dream Life

Morgan Simon's second feature film is scheduled for release in September, after a stopover in Angoulême.

“Nicole has a dream life. At 52, she lives in a council estate in the suburbs with her 19-year-old son, Serge, who can’t stand her anymore. In debt and unemployed, she has her checkbook and credit card taken away, and her wrinkles are getting deeper and she can’t do anything about it. What if, as Christmas approaches, life finally decided to smile on her?”

In the trailer ofA Dream Lifefamily and social drama rubs shoulders with benevolent derision, as if one could not exist without the other. Throughout the images, the viewer experiences with Nicole the encounters and the steps necessary for her reconstruction, which already give an overview of a complex and nuanced film:

A Dream Life received the 2024 Barrière Foundation Prize. This is no surprise given the career of its director, Morgan Simon. A graduate of Femis, his first short film, Try to die was nominated for a César in 2016, and his first feature film, Count your woundsdeveloped in collaboration with the Atelier de la Cinéfondation of the Cannes Film Festival, then presented in nearly fifty international festivals.

Since then, I have passed through the court box (Phantom Pleasure, We'll see each other again), and that of the video clip, he is now signing his second feature film, A Dream Lifewhose scenario has managed to seduce Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi.

Since the release of the Almond treeshis latest feature film – which revealed Nadia Tereszkiewicz to the general public – Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi has devoted herself to her acting career. There have been Investigation into a state scandal of Thierry de Peretti ; LineofUrsula Meier ; The pupila short ofAlice Rohrwacher ; I have said that of Ginevra Elkann ; And There is no shade in the desert of Yossi Aviramreleased last February.

In A Dream Lifethe favorite actress of Patrice Chereau embodies a mother, but above all a woman, she who, in her own work as a director, often infuses at the heart of her stories a reflection on femininity and sisterhood.

To give him the reply, Morgan Simon chose Felix Lefebvrerevealed in theSummer 85 of Francois Ozonand which will also be on the bill for No Chains No Masters with Camille Cottin And Benoît Magimel This year.

Lubna Azabal (The Blue of the Caftan), Dylan Benha-Guedj, Gideon Ekay, Francis de Brauer (Fiasco), Antonia Buresi (Other People's Children) And Tya Deslauriers (Criminal Tropics) complete the distribution.

A Dream Life will be released in theaters on September 4. Before that, it will be presented at the Angoulême Festival.

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