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A KID (France)

April 8, 2017 @ 9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am


Mathieu, a Parisian, is 33, but he has never met his father. His late mother always told him that he was the result of a casual encounter. One day, Mathieu receives a call telling him that his father was Canadian, and that he had just passed away. He also discovers that he has two step brothers and decides to go to the funeral in order to meet them. But once in Montreal, he realizes that nobody is aware of his existence or even interested in it. He is alone, in hostile territory…

Director:  Philippe Lioret
Writer:  Dominique Baumard
Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  98 minutes
Distributor:  CMT Booking and Unifrance
Country:  France|Canada
Language:  English|French w|English Subtitles
Rating:  N|R
Starring:  Pierre Deladonchamps (Stranger By The Lake), Gabriel Arcand, Catherine De Léan

FESTIVALS:  France, Festival du Film Francophone d’Angoulême; Poland, Warsaw Film Festival; Italy, Torino Film Festival; Serbia, Belgrade Film Festival, Australia, Alliance Francais


“French director Philippe Lioret’s, A Kid, his eighth feature film, is a warm-hearted, audience-friendly affair that tackles family love and personal identity, taking these issues to emotional depths that touch the viewer profoundly.”  Cineuropa

Website w|Trailer:  http://cineuropa.org/f.aspx?t=film&l=en&did=305678

Press Kit:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/u6qaop4czukzywk/A_KID_Presskit.pdf?dl=0


April 8, 2017
9:20 am to approx. 11:45 am
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Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center
2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States


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