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FAST LIFE

Fiction | 0h24 | France

16

AUG

CINÉMA MODERNE

International competition B

20h30

Director : Paul Rigoux
Actors : 
Edouard Sulpice​,​ Melody Adda, Abraham Wapler, Mathilde Weil
Production :Marcello Cavagna, Anne Luthaud
Scriptwriting : Paul Rigoux
Direction of photography : Quentin Lacombe

Jean is a "slow" man, he builds his life around his anxieties, and considers himself unsuited to life in society. He lives with Alex, who is a "fast" man. Passionate about aerodynamics and eurodance, Alex lives fast and asks himself as few questions as possible. One morning, he receives a fast friend, Lou, at their place, while Jean had also planned to receive a slow friend, Caroline.

About the director

After growing up and finishing his law studies in Bordeaux, Paul joined Paris and entered La Fémis in 2019. In parallel to his studies, he directed his first short film in 2021, Ainsi commença le déclin d'Antoine, which toured the world with more than 30 selections in festivals.

He then won the GREC screenplay competition which allowed him to direct his second short film, RAPIDE. It premiered at FIFIB, in Bordeaux, his hometown in October 22 and won the Best Short Film prize unanimously.

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