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Status World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival 2020

Director Zoé WITTOCK

Genre Drama

Cast Emmanuelle BERCOT, Noémie MERLANT, Sam LOUWYCK and Bastien BOUILLON

Synopsis Jeanne, a shy young woman, works at night in an amusement park where she likes to stroll cleaning the paths. She lives with her mother, the exuberant and invasive Margarette, and struggles to find her place in the society and with men. His life lights up when the park acquires a new thrill ride, the extraordinary and majestic Jumbo. It’s love at first sight.

Coproducers Insolence Productions (FR), Kwassa Films and Les Films Fauves (LU)

Partners CNC, Belga Productions and the support of the Belgian Tax Shelter, Eurimage, FFL, FWB (Federation Wallonia-Brussels), PROCIREP, PROXIMUS, SOFICA, Wallimage (Audiovisual Fund for Wallonia) and Film Fund Luxembourg

Distributor FR Rezo Films

Distributor BE O’Brother

International sales WTF- What the film (FR)

Selections Sundance Film Festival 2020, Berlinale 2020 Generation 14Plus, International Fantastic Film Festival of Gérardmer 2020, Champs-Elysées Film Festival 2020, Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia 2020, European Film Awards 2020 (Prix Fipresci), Transilvania International Film Festival 2020, Jeonju Film Festival 2020, Philadelphia Film Festival 2020, Cleveland International Film Festival 2020, Chattanooga Film Festival 2020, Splat! FilmFest 2020, New Zealand International Film Festival 2020, New Directors New Films Festival 2020, Calgary international film Festival 2020, Annonay First Film International Festival 2020, Magritte Award 2022 (nominee for Best First Film, Best Actor in a Supporting Role)

Awards Gilde Filmpreis – Berlinale Generation 2020, Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards 2020, Audience Choice Award, Late Shift at Calgary International Film Festival 2020, Audience Award at Chattanooga Film Festival 2020