Matthieu Bareyre

France 94 min. min Catalan premiere


Paris. From Charlie Hebdo’s attacks to the presidential elections, a journey into the night with young people who don’t sleep. Their dreams, nightmares, drunkenness, softness, boredom and tears. The parties, coffee, terraces, jobs, the amnesia, their future. 2015, 2016, 2017: our time.


French CinemaDocumentaryFirst Feature


Matthieu Bareyre

His first short film was a documentary, Nocturnes (2015), and was selected at the Cinéma du Réel and Rencontre européennes du moyen métrage de Brive festivals. Young and Alive is his first feature, on which he’s been working since early 2015. It was presented at Locarno Film Festival where he won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European.

Filmography: L'époque (2018), Nocturnes (curt, 2015)

Matthieu Bareyre

Film information

Original Title: Young and Alive
Director: Matthieu Bareyre
Script: Mathieu Bareyre, Sophia Collet
Contact: Bac Films
Country: France
Year: 2018
Length: 94 min. min
Language: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2019


Europa Cinemas Label Award, Junior Jury Award and Special Jury Prize - Filmmakers of the Present in Locarno