PAUL SANCHEZ EST REVENU!

Patricia Mazuy

France 110 min. min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

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!

Themes

French CinemaComedyFemale DirectorThrillerWestern

Director

Patricia Mazuy

(Dijon, 1960) In the mid-80s, she edited Sans toit ni loi, then directed her first feature, Peaux de vaches (Un certain regard – Cannes, Prix Georges Sadoul 88).  She switched between a scientific documentary on cattle and a TV-movie on the World Cup before directing Saint-Cyr with Isabelle Huppert (Un certain regard – Cannes 2000 and Prix Jean-Vigo). She co-directed Basse Normandie with Simon Reggiani in 2003, before going onto make Sport de filles with Marina Hands, Bruno Ganz and Josiane Balasko.

Filmography: Paul Sanchez est revenu ! (2018), Un deporte de chicas (2012), Basse Normandie (2004), Saint Cyr (2000), Des taureaux et des vaches (1992), Peaux de vaches (1988)

Patricia Mazuy

Film information

Int. title: Paul Sanchez is Back!
Address: 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

Awards

Best Actress in Las Palmas