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Drôle de Félix
- 97 min.
- Year of Production:
- Sami Bouajila
- Production Company:
- Les Films Pelleas
- Berlinale Section:
- Berlinale Category:
- Feature Film
- Teddy Awards:
- Teddy Jury Award
TEDDY Readers Award
Felix and Daniel live in Dieppe. Thanks to a series of circumstances, Felix is able to realise a plan he has been contemplating for a long time, namely, to travel to Marseille to visit the father he has never met. But Felix is a bit of a dreamer by nature, and so, instead of taking a train directly to his destination, he elects to simply set off, willy-nilly. This method of travel involves ‘borrowing’ the odd car or two. The magic of spring, the countryside and the various encounters he experiences along the way delay his journey. He may have embarked upon his trip in order to get to know his real-life father, but, as the journey progresses, he begins to create an entire ideal imaginary family in his head that includes a little brother, a grandmother, a cousin, a sister...
BIOGRAFIE Olivier Ducastel
Olivier Ducastel Born in Lyon, France in 1962, he studied film and theatre at the University of Paris III. He was made head of the directing department at La Fémis in 2013.
FILMOGRAFIE Olivier Ducastel (selection)
2019 Haut perchés 2016 Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau 2010 L'arbre et la forêt 2008 Nés en 68 2004 Crustacés et coquillages 2002 Ma vraie vie à Rouen 1999 Drôle de Félix 1998 Jeanne et le garçon formidable
BIOGRAFIE Jacques Martineau
Born in Montpellier, France in 1963, he studied literature and,
in 1994, completed a PhD on Honoré de Balzac. He has been collaborating with Olivier Ducastel since 1995 and they won a Teddy Award in 2000 for DROLE DE FELIX (FUNNY FELIX). Most recently, their film L’ARBRE ET LA FORÊT (FAMILY TREE) screened in the Berlinale Panorama in 2010.
FILMOGRAFIE Jacques Martineau (selection)
2019 Haut perchés 2016 Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau 2010 L'arbre et la forêt 2009 Rückenwind 2008 Nés en 68 2004 Crustacés et coquillages 2002 Ma vraie vie à Rouen 1999 Drôle de Félix 1998 Jeanne et le garçon formidable