30 June | 19:30h | Teatro Principal | GALICIAN PREMIERE
After a failed attempt at working on a foreign film set, 26 year-old Ana returns to her hometown of Strasbourg. Over the scorching summer that follows, she decides to replace her grandmother’s bathtub with a walk-in shower, drive a Porsche, harvest plums, lose her driver’s license, sleep with her best friend and get back together with her ex.
Belgium, France | 2016 | 96’ | Color | DCP
Direction: Rachel Lang. Script: Rachel Lang. Cinematography: Fiona Braillon. Editing: Sophie Vercruysse. Sound: Aline Huber. Music: Wim Coryn. Cast: Salomé Richard, Claude Gensac, Lazare Gousseau, Swann Arlaud, Olivier Chantreau. Production: Valérie Bournonville, Pierre-Louis Cassou, Jeremy Forni. Production Company: Tarantula, Cheval Deux Trois, Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF), Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC). Contact: Jour2Fête.
Indie Lisboa 2016
Berlinale 2016 Foro
Crossing Europe 2016. Best Fiction Film ex aequo.
Rachel Lang is a Strasbourg-born French filmmaker with a background in philosophy. After graduating in acting from the École supérieure d’Art Dramatique of Strasbourg, she entered the IAD Film Academy of Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium. Her graduating short film For You I Will Fight (Pour toi je ferai bataille, 2010) earned her the Silver Leopard Award at Locarno. Her short film White Turnips Make it Hard to Sleep (Les navets blancs empêchent de dormir, 2011) is the second episode of a trilogy on becoming an adult and a human being. Baden Baden is Lang’s first feature film.