(orig. Slalom)

  • Slalom

France 2020Language:FrenchSubtitles:EnglishDirector:Charlène FavierWriter:Charlène FavierCinematographer:Yann MaritaudEditor:Maxime Pozzi-GarciaMusic:Alexandre Lier, Sylvain Ohrel, Nicolas WeilSound:Gautier IsernWith:Noée Abita, Jérémie Renier, Marie DenarnaudProducer:Edouard MauriatProduction Company:Mille et Une ProductionsDistributor:The Party Film Sales90 min, Colour

15-year old Lyz has just been accepted to a prestigious ski school in the French alps. Her coach, a former top athlete, is committed to do anything to promote his promising discovery. Thanks to his support, Lyz wins her first qualifying races for the Olympics but soon, she falls under his spell with unforeseeable consequences. A powerful coming-of-age story set in the world of professional sports, beautifully filmed and played by a fantastic cast. SLALOM was part of the Cannes 2020 Official Selection.

Director's Biography:Charlène Favier was born in 1985 and grew up in the alps. She studied directing in New York and screenwriting at La Fémis in Paris. SLALOM is her first feature film as director and screenwriter and was part of the Cannes 2020 Official Selection.