FIRST PART

 
SATURDAY 22 APRIL AT 3:30 PM
UGC CINÉ CITÉ ROSNY

SUNDAY 23 APRIL AT 1:45 PM
AT THE FORUM DES IMAGES, with Damon Beesley (creator, writer and director) and Mark Lesbirel (Fudge Park Productions) for White Gold
 

 

 

WHITEGOLD © All rights reserved

WHITE GOLD
U.K. 2017 episodes 1 and 2 – in English with French subtitles – col. 2x30min (series 6x30min)

creator, writer and director: Damon Beesley / cast: Ed Westwick, Joe Thomas, James Buckley, Linzey Cocker, Lauren O’Rourke, Nigel Lindsay / producers: Fudge Park Productions for BBC, Phil Gilbert / executive producers: Caroline Leddy, Iain Morris, Simon Wilson / international sales: BBC Worldwide / U.K. broadcaster: BBC Two
World Premiere

 

Vincent is a handsome and charismatic salesman who heads up a small double-glazing firm in Essex in 1983. His team has no problem with breaking the rules, especially if it guarantees a sale… Superbly cast with Ed Westwick from Gossip Girl, this delightful and very British series is full of atmosphere, helped by a wonderfully 1980s soundtrack.

 

 

TRIAL AND ERROR © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc

TRIAL & ERROR
U.S 2017 episodes 1 and 2 – in English with French subtitles – col. 2x26min (series 13x26min)

creators and writers: Jeff Astrof, Matt Miller / director: Jeffrey Blitz / composer: John Swihart / cast: Nicholas D’Agosto, John Lithgow, Jayma Mays, Sherri Shepherd, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez / producers: Barge Productions, Good Session, Warner Bros. Television / international sales: Warner Bros International TV Distribution / U.S. broadcaster: NBC / France broadcaster: CANAL+

 

Josh is a young and enthusiastic lawyer whose first case takes him to a tiny southern town. His mission is to defend an eccentric poetry teacher accused of murdering his wife, and all the evidence points to him. Josh is helped by a quirky team of missfits in this crazy and delicious mockumentary that follows in the footsteps of Parks and Recreation.

 

 

GAME FACE © Objective Media Group – all3media International

GAMEFACE
U.K. 2017 episode 1 – in English with French subtitles – col. 1x30min (series 6x30min)

creator and writer: Roisin Conaty / director: Andrew Chaplin / cast: Roisin Conaty / producer: Objective Productions / international sales: all3Media International / U.K. broadcaster: E4
World Premiere

 

Written by and starring Roisin Conaty. It’s Marcella’s birthday and this year she’s determined to turn over a new leaf. But – after a run-in with her old school nemesis, some dubious advice from her life coach, and the consumption of a great deal of Sambuca – things don’t go exactly as she’d planned.

 

 

 

SECOND PART

 
SATURDAY 22 APRIL AT 6:20 PM
UGC CINÉ CITÉ ROSNY

SUNDAY 23 APRIL AT 4:45 PM
AT THE FORUM DES IMAGES, with François Rozon (Lâcher Prise producer) and Richard Osborne (Wasted executive producer)
 

 

 

LÂCHER PRISE © Marlène Gélineau Payette

FREEFALL
Canada 2016 episodes 1 and 2 – in French – col. 2x21min (series 13x21min)

creator and writer: Isabelle Langlois / director: Stéphane Lapointe / composer: Serge Nakauchi Pelletier / cast: Sophie Cadieux, Antoine Archambault, Sylvie Léonard, Simon Lacroix / producer: Encore Télévision / international sales: Encore Télévision & Distribution / Canada broadcaster: Ici Radio Canada

 

Valérie Danault runs her life with military discipline and is slave to one god: Her diary. A divorcee and mother to a six-year-old son, she is enjoying a successful career until the day her wonderwoman lifestyle comes crashing down. The funniest nervous breakdown on Canadian TV, embodied by the hilarious Sophie Cadieux.

 

 

ROSEHAVEN © Guesswork

ROSEHAVEN
Australia 2016 episodes 1 and 2 – in English with French subtitles – col. 2x28min (series 6x25min)

creators and writers: Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor / director: Jonathan Brough / composer: Kit Warhurst / cast: Celia Pacquola, Luke McGregor, Kris McQuade, Katie Robertson / producer: Guesswork Television (Kevin Whyte, Andy Walker, Fiona McConaghy), ABC (Rick Kalowski, Brett Sleigh) / international sales: Guesswork Television / Australia broadcaster: ABC1

 

Best friends Daniel and Emma are about to live apart for the first time in a very long while. Emma is getting married and Daniel has been called back to his hometown to help out his sick mother. Not long after, Emma turns up again. Together, they try to turn around his mother’s failing real-estate business despite the quirks of the locals. This sweet and funny comedy comes from the creators and writers of Dreamland, which screened at Series Mania in 2015.

 

 

WASTED © Channel 4 2016

WASTED
U.-K. 2016 episodes 1 and 2 – in English with French subtitles – col. 2x30min (series 6x30min)

creators and writers: James Lamont, Jon Foster / director: Tom Marshall / composer: Musical Eye / cast: Danny Kirrane, Dylan Edwards, Gwyneth Keyworth, Rose Reynolds, Sean Bean / producer: Angel Eye Media / international sales: BBC Worldwide / U.-K. broadcaster: E4
World Premiere

 

After failing to make his name as a DJ overseas, Kent returns to the village of Neston Berry where he reconnects with his childhood friends. Morpheus, Sarah and Alison live in “Stoned Henge”, a souvenir shop-slash-tattoo parlor where they try to keep boredom at bay. British trash culture meets stoner humor in this off-the-wall geeky series full of surreal moments. A must for Edgar Wright fans!