120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE

France 2017

Synopsis

Early 1990s. With AIDS having already claimed countless lives for nearly ten years, Act Up-Paris activists multiply actions to fight general indifference. Nathan, a newcomer to the group, has his world shaken up by Sean, a radical militant.

Biography

Robin Campillo was born in Morocco in 1962. In 1983, he went to study at the IDHEC (now called “La Femis”), where he met Laurent Cantet, with whom he has collaborated since the late 1990s as editor and co-screenwriter for the films Time Out (L’emploi du temps), The Class (Entre les murs), Foxfire Confessions of a Girl Gang, and most recently The Workshop (L’Atelier), selected for the Un Certain Regard section of the 70th Cannes Films Festival. In 2004, he directed his first feature film, They Came Back (Les revenants). Eastern Boys, his second feature film, received the Orizzonti Prize for Best Film at the Venice Film Festival, and was nominated at the 2015 César Awards in the Best Film and Best director categories.

Filmography:

DIRECTOR :
2017 120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE
2014 EASTERN BOYS
2004 LES REVENANTS

WRITER
2016 PLANÉTARIUM Réal : Rebecca ZLOTOWSKI
2015 L'ATELIER Réal : Laurent CANTET
2014 120 BATTEMENTS PAR MINUTE
2014 MAISON ALPHA
2013 EASTERN BOYS Réal : Robin CAMPILLO
2011 FOXFIRE, CONFESSIONS D'UN GANG DE FILLES Réal : Laurent CANTET
2008 ENTRE LES MURS Réal : Laurent CANTET
2005 VERS LE SUD Réal : Laurent CANTET
2004 LES REVENANTS Réal : Robin CAMPILLO
2001 L'EMPLOI DU TEMPS Réal : Laurent CANTET
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Cast & Crew

Directed by : Robin Campillo

Written by : Robin Campillo

Produced by : Hugues Charbonneau, Marie-Ange Luciani

Director of Photography : Jeanne Lapoirie

Editor : Robin Campillo

Production Design : Emmanuelle Duplay

Costume Design : Isabelle Pannetier

Hair & Make up Artist : Cécile Pellerin

Composer : Arnaud Rebotini

Sound Design : Jean-Pierre Laforce, Julien Sicart, Valérie Deloof

Main Cast : Nahuel Pérez Biscayart (Sean), Arnaud Valois (Nathan), Adèle Haenel (Sophie), Antoine Reinartz (Thibault)

Nominations and Awards

  • European Film 2017
  • European Actor 2017
  • EFA Feature Film Selection 2017