Party Girl (2014 film)

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Party Girl
Directed by Marie Amachoukeli
Claire Burger
Samuel Theis
Produced by Denis Carot
Marie Masmonteil
Written by Marie Amachoukeli
Claire Burger
Samuel Theis
Starring Angélique Litzenburger
Joseph Bour
Music by Nicolas Weil
Sylvain Ohrel
Alexandre Lier
Cinematography Julien Poupard
Edited by Frédéric Baillehaiche
Distributed by Pyramide Distribution
Release dates
  • 15 May 2014 (2014-05-15) (Cannes)
  • 27 August 2014 (2014-08-27) (France)
Running time
96 minutes
Country France
Language French

Party Girl is a 2014 French drama film directed by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis. It won the Un Certain Regard Ensemble Prize and the Camera d'Or award at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.[1][2] A semi-autobiographical story of Theis's mother, Angélique Litzenburger, who played herself in the film, it also stars the co-director and his siblings Mario, Severine and Cynthia. The title of the film is derived from the song of the same name by Chinawoman.[3]

Cast[edit]

Samuel Theis, Angélique Litzenburger, Claire Burger and Marie Amachoukeli at the 2014 Cabourg Film Festival.
  • Angélique Litzenburger as Angélique Litzenburger
  • Joseph Bour as Michel Henrich
  • Mario Theis as Mario Theis
  • Samuel Theis as Samuel Theis
  • Séverine Litzenburger as Séverine Litzenburger
  • Cynthia Litzenburger as Cynthia Litzenburger
  • Chantal Dechuet as Madame Dechuet
  • Alyssia Litzenburger as Alyssia Litzenburger
  • Nathanaël Litzenburger as Nathanaël Litzenburger
  • Meresia Litzenburger as Meresia Litzenburger
  • Sébastien Roussel as Sébastien
  • Vincenza Vespa as Enza
  • Jenny Bussi as Jenny
  • Zaina Benhabouche as Zaina
  • Marguerite Duval as Marguerite

Accolades[edit]

Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
Cabourg Film Festival[4] Grand Prix Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis Won
2014 Cannes Film Festival Caméra d'Or Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis Won
Un Certain Regard Ensemble Prize Party Girl Won
40th César Awards Best First Feature Film Party Girl Nominated
Best Editing Frédéric Baillehaiche Nominated
European Film Awards[5] Discovery of the Year Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis Nominated
Festival Paris Cinéma[6] Prix du public Party Girl Won
International Film Festival Bratislava[7] Grand Prix Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis Won
Best Actress Angélique Litzenburger Won
Student Jury Award Party Girl Won
20th Lumières Awards[8] Best First Film Party Girl Nominated
Odessa International Film Festival[9] Best Actress Angélique Litzenburger Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Un Certain Regard 2014 Awards". Festival de Cannes 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Cannes Film Review: ‘Party Girl’". Variety. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Cabourg 2014 : Party Girl et Pas son genre primés". AlloCiné. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "‘Ida,’ ‘Leviathan’ Top European Film Awards Nominations". Variety. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  6. ^ ""Party Girl", prix du public". Paris Match. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Party Girl comes out on top at Bratislava". Cineuropa. Retrieved 18 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "France's Lumiere Awards Nominations Unveiled". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Party Girl". Pyramide Films. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 

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