Valerie Donzelli

DECLARATION OF WAR

GUERRE EST DECLAREE (LA)

Status: Completed

Director(s): Valerie Donzelli

Main cast: Valerie Donzelli, Jérémie Elka¯m, César Desseix

Short synopsis : Lovers Juliette and Romeo are brought face to face with life’s brutality – and triumph.

Long synopsis : A couple, Romeo and Juliette. A child, Adam. His illness, their battle. And above all, their great love story.

Cast

  • Valerie Donzelli, Jérémie Elka¯m, César Desseix, Gabriel Elka¯m, Brigitte Sy, Elina L¶wensohn

Crew

  • Producer(s): Edouard Weil
  • Director(s): Valerie Donzelli
  • Screenplay: Valerie Donzelli, Jérémie Elka¯m
  • DP: Sébastien Buchmann
  • Editing: Pauline Gaillard
  • Set Design: Ga«lle Usandivaras
  • Original Title: GUERRE EST DECLAREE (LA)
  • Genre(s): Biography, Drama

  • Production company: RECTANGLE PRODUCTIONS, WILD BUNCH
  • Production date: 2011
  • Language: French
  • Duration: 100 min
  • International Critics’ Week 2011
  • César Awards 2012 – Nominated
    Award(s) : Best Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Sound, Best Editing, Best Director, Best Film
  • Reykjav­k International Film Festival 2011
  • Busan International Film Festival 2011
  • Festival do Rio 2011
  • Istanbul Film Festival 2011
  • Montréal Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2011
  • Mumbai Film Festival 2011
  • Morelia International Film Festival 2011
  • Bergen International Film Festival 2011
  • Viennale International Film Festival 2011
  • Doha Tribeca Film Festival 2011
  • Festival International du Film Francophone T¼bingen 2011
  • Gijon International Film Festival 2011
    Award(s) : Best Actor, Best Actress, Grand Prix Asturias
  • Torino Film Festival 2011
  • Troms¸ Internasjonale Filmfestival 2012
  • G¶teborg Film Festival 2012
  • Hong Kong International Film Festival 2012
    Award(s) : SIGNIS Award – Special Mention
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival 2012
    Award(s) : Directors to Watch

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