Slalom - Charlène Favier

Slalom

By

Charlène Favier

With: Noée Abita, Jérémie Renier

15 year-old Lyz, a high school student in the French Alps, has been accepted to a highly selective ski club whose aim is to train future professional athletes. Taking a chance on his new recruit, Fred, ex-champion turned coach, decides to make Lyz his shining star regardless of her lack of experience. Under his influence, Lyz will have to endure more than the physical and emotional pressure of the training. Will Lyz’s determination help her escape his grip?

Festivals & Awards

Festival de Cannes – Official Selection 2020

BIFF

FIFF Namur

Sydney FF

Sguardi Altrove FF 2020 – WIFT & M Italia Award – Special Mention

Braunschweig IFF 2020 – Die Tilda – Female Film Award

Festival international du cinémafrancophone en Acadie 2020 – La Vague – Best International Feature Film – Special Mention

REC Festival International de Cinema de Tarragona 2020 – Jury Prize of the members of the film club

Ohlalà! Festival de cinema francòfon de Barcelona 2021 – Prix du Public & Prix du Jury Jeune

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Well-made, perceptively performed and deeply enraging

VARIETY

An impressive coming of age tale perfectly suited to the current age

SCREEN DAILY

The material feels especially topical but is also timeless

SCREEN DAILY

Original title: Slalom

Production: Mille et Une Productions

Nationality: France

Year of production: 2020

Running time: 90

Language: French

Ratio: 2.39

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