Patricia Mazuy

France 110 min. min Catalan premiere Fiction


Paul Sanchez was spotted as he stepped off a high-speed train at Les Arcs sur Argens station in Provence. Another passenger recognized him! At the small police station in Les Arcs, nobody takes the news seriously. Not even Marion, a sexy 25-year-old officer trying to make amends for her reckless arrest of a celebrity. Paul Sanchez is an elusive character. Ten years after the savage massacre of his wife and children, there have been hundreds of reported sightings all over the globe. And now he’s back in Les Arcs? Yeah, right!


French CinemaComedyFemale DirectorThrillerWestern


Patricia Mazuy

Screenwriter and director. After working as an editor on films such as Vagabond by Agnès Varda, she made her feature debut with Peaux de vaches, for which she was nominated for a César for Best First Feature and was also present in Un Certain Regard at Cannes, a section to which returns in 2000 with The King’s Daughters. With her following films, close to thrillers and film noir, she is present in festival such as Locarno. Recently, Gijón and Márgenes film festivals dedicated her retrospectives.

Filmography: Bowling Saturne (2022, D'A 2023), Paul Sanchez est revenu ! (2018, D'A 2019), Un deporte de chicas (2012), Basse Normandie (co-directed, 2004), The King's Daughters (2000), Peaux de vaches (1988)

Patricia Mazuy

Film information

Original Title: Paul Sanchez is Back!
Director: Patricia Mazuy
Script: Patricia Mazuy, Yves Thomas
Contact: SBS Productions
With: Laurent Lafitte, Zita Hanrot, Philippe Girard, Idir Chender, Anthony Paliotti, Achille Reggini
Country: France
Year: 2018
Format: DCP
Length: 110 min. min
Language: French
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Catalan
Edition: 2019


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