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La Mif

The Fam

/ La Fam

Fred Baillif
Suiza
 - 2021
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A group of teenage girls have been placed in a residential care home with social workers. They live under the same roof but haven’t chosen each other. This experience creates unexpected tensions and intimacies. An incident triggers a chain of over-reactions but their lust for life also strengthens bonds. Just like a family.

Fred Baillif

Growing up in Switzerland, he had a seven-year career as a professional basketball player before studying social work and working in a youth detention centre. He then moved to New York and was a PA on the documentary series ‘The It Factor’ during the day while DJ’ing at night. After returning to Switzerland, he made his first documentary, ‘Sideman’ (2003). Working as a street social worker, he found the protagonists for his next documentary, ‘Geisendorf’ (2006), which won several awards. In 2010, he made his first fiction feature film with ‘Tapis rouge’, and in 2019 he directed ‘Edelweiss Revolution’.
Baillif has developed his own technique for directing non-professional actors.

TECHNICAL DATA

DIRECTOR
Fred Baillif
SCREENPLAY
Fred Baillif, Stephane Mitchell
CINEMATOGRAPHY
Joseph Areddy
EDITOR
Fred Baillif
SOUND
Samuel Levy
PRODUCED BY
Véronique Vergari, Agnès Boutruche, Fred Baillif
PRODUCTION COMPANY
Freshprod, RTS
CAST
Claudia Grob, Amélie Tonsi, Anaïs Uldry, Amandine Golay, Kassia Da Costa, Joyce Ndayisenga, Charlie Areddy, Sara Tulu
RUNNING TIME
110 min.
FORMAT
Color
TIPE
Largometraje
COUNTRY
Suiza
YEAR OF PRODUCTION
2021
CONTACT
Latido Films
+34 915 488 877

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