Oh Mercy!

  • Roubaix, a Light
Genre : Thriller
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2019
Format : Feature
Running time : 119 (in minutes)

Christmas night in Roubaix. Police chief Daoud roams the city. Burn out cars, violent altercations... In the face of poverty, deception and distress, Daoud knows who is lying and who is telling the truth. Fresh out of the police academy, Louis has recently joined Daoud's crew. Young, awkward and easily misled, he constantly misunderstands those he encounters. Daoud and Louis are confronted with the murder of an old woman. The old woman's neighbours - two young women, Claude and Marie - are arrested. They are addicts, alcoholic, lovers… They terrify Louis. But Daoud never judges them. He speaks, he listens to them. With words, rising beyond the horror of their crime Daoud will find a way to give two murderers back their humanity.

A Feature film by Arnaud Desplechin

France, 2019, Fiction, 1 h 59 min, Thriller / Drame

starring Roschdy Zem, Léa Seydoux, Sara Forestier

Type: Feature film Fiction
Genre : Thriller, Drama
Production language : French
Production country : France
Original French-language productions : Yes
Nationality : 100% French (France)
Production year : 2019
Runtime : 1 h 59 min
Current status : Released
Visa number : 149.727
Approval : Yes
Color type : Color
Aspect ratio : 1.85
Audio format : 5.1

Director: Desplechin
Author of the original work: Mosco Boucault
Screenwriters: Arnaud Desplechin, Léa Mysius
Dialogue Writers: Arnaud Desplechin, Léa Mysius
Director of photography : Irina Lubtchansky
Sound recordists: Nicolas Cantin, Sylvain Malbrant, Stéphane Thiébaut
Editor: Laurence Briaud
Music Composer: Grégoire Hetzel
Costume designer: Nathalie Raoul
Production Designer: Toma Baquéni
Press Attaché: Agnès Chabot
Assistant director: Marion Dehaene
Casting Directors: Alexandre Nazarian, Clément Morelle

Executive Producer :
Why Not Productions

Co-production :
Arte France Cinéma

Film exports/foreign sales :
Wild Bunch

French distribution :
Le Pacte

French release : 21/08/2019

2019 | Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2019)
* Official Competition - Feature Films



Roubaix, una noche de Navidad. El comisario Daoud patrulla por la ciudad en la que ha crecido: coches quemados, peleas callejeras... Louis Coterelle, un policía recién diplomado, llega nuevo a la comisaría. Daoud y Louis tienen que resolver el asesinato de una anciana. Empiezan interrogando a dos chicas jóvenes, Claude y Marie. Las dos son marginales, alcohólicas y amantes.

Un Largometraje de Arnaud Desplechin

Producida por Why Not Productions

Dirección : Arnaud Desplechin
Autor de la obra original : Mosco Boucault
Guionistas : Arnaud Desplechin, Léa Mysius
Dialoguistas : Arnaud Desplechin, Léa Mysius
Directora de fotografía/imágen : Irina Lubtchansky
Ingenieros de sonido : Nicolas Cantin, Sylvain Malbrant, Stéphane Thiébaut
Montadora : Laurence Briaud
Autor de la música : Grégoire Hetzel
Escenógrafo : Toma Baquéni
Vestuarista : Nathalie Raoul
Asistenta de dirección : Marion Dehaene
Reparto : Alexandre Nazarian, Clément Morelle
Encargada de prensa : Agnès Chabot

Producción delegada :
Why Not Productions

Coproducción :
Arte France Cinéma

Exportación/Venta internacional :
Wild Bunch

Distribución en Francia :
Le Pacte

Estreno en Francia : 21/08/2019


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