Paris, today. France de Meurs is a star journalist running between a television set, a distant war and the hustle and bustle of her busy family life. Her frantic high-profile world is suddenly turned upside down after a traffic accident in which she injures a pedestrian. This unexpected irruption of reality calls everything into question. As France attempts to slow down and retreat into a simple anonymous life, her fame continues to pursue her until a mystified love affair seems to put an end to her quest.
His films border somewhere between realistic drama and the avant-garde. His first feature film La vie de Jésus was selected at Directors’ Fortnight. His films have won several awards at the Cannes films Festival. Two of Dumont’s films have won the Grand Prix award: both L’Humanité and Flanders. Dumont’s Hadewijch won the 2009 FIPRESCI Prize at the Toronto Film Festival. Camille Claudel 1915 screened in Competition in Berlin. P’tit Quinquin world premiered in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs’ Special Screenings, and his last film, France, starring Léa Seydoux, was part of Cannes 2021 Official Selection.
Filmography: France (2021, D'A 2022), Jeanne (2019), Coincoin y los extrahumanos (2018, D'A 2019), Jeanette. La infancia de Juana de Arco (2017), La alta sociedad (2016), El pequeño Quinquin (2014, D'A 2015), Camille Claudel 1915 (2013), Hors Satan (2011, D'A 2012), Hadewijch (2009), Flandres (2006), Twentynine Palms (2003), La humanidad (1999), La vie de Jésus (1997)