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A Change of Heart

Directed by
Jérémie Elkaïm

Status . Completed

Country . France

Original Title . Ils Sont Vivants

Year . 2021

Language . French

Domestic Release . Memento Films Distribution

Runtime . 112

Genre . Drama

Based on a true story, adapted from “Calais Mon Amour” by Beatrice Huret.

Calais, French border with the UK.

Newly widowed, Béatrice lives with her son and her mother. Her beliefs and her very life are shaken upon meeting Mokhtar, an Iranian teacher who recently illegally fled to Europe. Her love for him pushes her to question the prejudices she is accustomed to and to challenge the laws of her country.

DIRECTOR

Jérémie Elkaïm

CAST & CREW

CAST
Marina Foïs (Sink or Swim, Daddy or Mommy) Seear Kohi (Homeland TV Series)
Laetitia Dosch (Montparnasse Bienvenüe, Our Struggles)

DOP
Jeanne Lapoirie (Benedetta, BPM (Beats Per Minute))

ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE
Yuksek

PRODUCER
Super 8 Production (Kompromat, Small Country)

FESTIVALS & AWARDS

Festival du Film Francophone d'Angouleme - Competition