GRANNY'S FUNERAL

Bruno Podalyd¨s

GRANNY’S FUNERAL

ADIEU BERTHE – L’ENTERREMENT DE MEME –

Screening room

Status: Completed

Director(s): Bruno Podalyd¨s

Main cast: Denis Podalyd¨s, Valérie Lemercier, Isabelle Candelier

Short synopsis : Armand is torn between his wife, mistress and estranged kids¦ Then Granny dies and he faces a profound existential question: burn her or bury her?

Long synopsis : Granny is dead. Berthe is no more. Armand’s grandmother had sort of slipped his mind… Armand runs a pharmacy in the Paris suburbs with his wife, Helene. In a medicine cabinet he hides his magical equipment – he’s secretly preparing a show for the daughter… of his lover, Alix. And Granny? Should she be buried or burned?

Cast

  • Denis Podalyd¨s, Valérie Lemercier, Isabelle Candelier, Catherine Hiegel, Michel Vuillermoz, Bruno Podalyd¨s

Crew

  • Producer(s): Pascal Caucheteux
  • Director(s): Bruno Podalyd¨s
  • Screenplay: Bruno Podalyd¨s, Denis Podalyd¨s
  • DP: Pierre Cottereau
  • Editing: Christel Dewynter
  • Set Design: Guillaume Deviercy
  • Original Title: ADIEU BERTHE – L’ENTERREMENT DE MEME –
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Drama

  • Production company: WHY NOT PRODUCTIONS
  • Production date: 2012
  • Language: French
  • Duration: 100 min
  • The Directors’ Fortnight 2012
  • César Awards 2013 – Nominated
    Award(s) : Best Original Screenplay
  • Taormina Film Festival 2012
  • Filmfest Hamburg 2012
  • Sao Paulo Mostra Internacional de Cinema 2012
  • Goa – International Film Festival of India 2012
  • New York Rendez-Vous With French Cinema 2013

Posters