El león duerme esta noche

Nobuhiro Suwa

France, Japan 103 min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

South of France. Present day. Jean, an actor caught up in the past, learns that his current film shoot is unexpectedly suspended for an indefinite period. He takes this opportunity to visit an old friend and settles, clandestinely, into an abandoned house where it happened that Juliette, the great love of his life, once lived. A group of young friends, novice filmmakers, stumble upon the same house and decide it’s the perfect location for their next home-made horror movie. Jean and the kids will meet face to face, sooner or later.

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Director

Nobuhiro Suwa

He begins his cinematographic career with 2/Duo, awarded at the Rotterdam Festival; M/Other, FIPRESCI Award at Cannes; or H Story, selected in Un Certain Regard of the same festival. From here, a successful period of French production begins, which leads him to win the Special Jury Prize in Locarno with Un couple parfait and selections in the Directors’ Fortnight or San Sebastián with Yuki & Nina and The Lion Sleeps Tonight, respectively. He was object of a retrospective in the D’A 2018.

Filmography: El teléfono del viento (2020), El león duerme esta noche (2017, D’A 2018), Yuki & Nina (2009, D’A 2018), Un couple parfait (2005, D’A 2018), H Story (2001, D’A 2018), M/Other (1999, D’A 2018), 2/Duo (1997, D’A 2018)

Nobuhiro Suwa

Film information

Address: Nobuhiro Suwa
Script: Nobuhiro Suwa
Contact: Numax Distribución
With: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Pauline Étienne, Maud Wyler, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing
Country: France, Japan
Year: 2017
Format: DCP
Length: 103 min
Language: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2018