Jumbo

100 %

Production status

Release date

2020

Technical sheet

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, Festival International du Film Fantastique Gérardmer 2020, Mons International Film Festival  2020, Champs-Elysées Film Festival 2020

Distinction Gilde Filmpreis – Berlinale Generation 2020