Ernest, a successful French architect, is devoted to his work. One day, a phone call from the Swedish police convinces him to undergo a long trip to northern Sweden. He must identify the body of a perfect stranger... his own son, whom he has never met. The convictions of this bossy and suspicious man will eventually be shaken after his encounter with Magnus, a lost and sensitive young man that serves as a kind of surrogate son. Throughout this journey, Magnus will make confront Ernest an unknown part of himself and help him better understand this rendezvous in Kiruna.
Golden Pyramid | Cairo IFF, Egypt, 2012
CAST & CREW
Yann Gilbert, Cecile Telerma
Olivier Massart, Anna Novion
Director of Photography
Jean- Pierre Darroussin, Anastasios Soulis, Claes Lyungmark, Kim Bodnia, Judith Henry
Yann Gilbert & Cecile Telerman
Born 1979, Paris, France. Novion was admitted to the University of Saint-Denis to study cinema in 2000. A few years later, after obtaining her diploma, she received a DEA (post-graduate degree) at Jussieu. The subject of her thesis is Anguish, Guilt and Despair in Bergman's oeuvre. Additionally, she directed three shorts as part of her film studies degree. Fascinated by Sweden, she chose this country as the setting of her first two features.
On prend pas la mer quand on la connaît pas (2005, short), Grown Ups (2008), Rendez-vous in Kiruna (2012).