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35 Rhums Details

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Time and romantic attraction threaten to sour a family relationship in this drama from writer and director [[Performer~P87484~Claire Denis~clairedenis]]. Lionel ([[Performer~P136131~Alex Descas~alexdescas]]) is a middle-aged widower who makes his living driving a train and shares an apartment with his twentysomething daughter, Joséphine ([[Performer~P595225~Mati Diop~matidiop]]). Lionel and Joséphine have a warm and caring relationship, and while it's not Lionel's nature to say very much, his affection for his daughter is clear. Lionel's on-and-off girlfriend Gabrielle ([[Performer~P595224~Nicole Dogue~nicoledogue]]) and their footloose friend Noé ([[Performer~P14141~Grégoire Colin~grégoirecolin]]) live in the same building, and together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. However, when Lionel's close friend and fellow driver René ([[Performer~P607690~Julieth Mars Toussaint~juliethmarstoussaint]]) announces he's retiring, Lionel becomes painfully aware that he's not as young as he once was, and realizes how much he depends on his daughter. This knowledge sets Lionel on edge when Joséphine's friendship with Noé begins to evolve into a romantic relationship. 35 Rhums (aka 35 Shot of Rum) received its North American premiere at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:September 16, 2009

Crew

Claire Denis
Director
Bruno Pesery
Producer
Jean-Pol Fargeau
Screenwriter
Claire Denis
Screenwriter
Agnès Godard
Cinematographer
Guy Lecorne
Editor
Arnaud de Moleron
Production Designer
Christoph Friedel
Co-producer
Claudia Steffen
Co-producer
Judy Shrewsbury
Costume Designer
Martin Boissau
Sound/Sound Designer
Dominique Hennequin
Sound Mixer
Nicholas Ronchi
Casting
Benoit Pilot
Production Manager
Cristobal Matheron
Unit Production Manager
Zoe Zurstrassen
Script Supervisor
Pierre-Guy Senelas
Assistant Director
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