East Of Me
Feature film, 1h25 min, 2010
Director: Julie Bertuccelli
Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Marton Csokas, Morgana Davis
Written by: Julie Bertuccelli et Elizabeth J. Mars
What could be more normal for a ten year old girl than to converse with her dead father on top of the tree in the garden ? However, when the mother and brothers of young Simone join the night-time conversations, the family finds itself perched on top of the tree. Adapted from the novel by Judy Pascoe.
Awards and festivals:
Australian Film Institute: 7 nominations. César Awards: 3 nominations. Bratislava International Film Festival: Charlotte Gainsbourg best actress.
In coprodcution with Taylor Media (Australia). Centre Images, Dorje Film, Backup Films, Canal+, Arte France cinéma, Screen Australia and Pacific Film and Television Commission, Degeto.
World sales: Memento Films International