Breath of life

1 hr 29 min
Available subtitles
37 year-old Simon is an experienced doctor who sees illness and death on a daily basis in his pneumonology department. He has learnt to protect himself by keeping emotion at a professional distance. But when his mother is hospitalised in a nearby unit, his certainties and beliefs falter...

Direction, screenplay: David Roux (France, 2017)
Cast: Jérémie Renier (Simon), Marthe Keller (Mathilde), Zita Hanrot (Agathe), Alain Libolt (Sylvain), Maud Wyler (Julia), Frédéric Epaud (Fred)
Genre: drama
Awards: official selection for the Piazza Grande (Locarno 2018)