Macadam Stories

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Macadam Stories
Asphalte poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed bySamuel Benchetrit
Produced byJulien Madon
Eric Pujol
Screenplay bySamuel Benchetrit
Gabor Rassov
Based onLes Chroniques de l'Asphalte (Volume I)
by Samuel Benchetrit
StarringIsabelle Huppert
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
Gustave Kervern
Michael Pitt
Music byRaphaël
CinematographyPierre Aïm
Edited byThomas Fernandez
La Camera Deluxe
Maje Productions
Single Man Productions
Distributed byParadis Films
Release date
  • 17 May 2015 (2015-05-17) (Cannes)
  • 7 October 2015 (2015-10-07) (France)
Running time
100 minutes

Macadam Stories (French: Asphalte) is a 2015 French comedy-drama film written and directed by Samuel Benchetrit, and based on the first volume of Benchetrit's autobiography Les Chroniques de l'Asphalte. The film was selected to be screened in the Special Screenings section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[1]



Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
César Awards[2] Best Adaptation Samuel Benchetrit Nominated
Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario[3] Best Adaptation Samuel Benchetrit Nominated


  1. ^ "Cannes Film Festival Unveils Star-Studded Lineup for 68th Edition". The Hollywood Reporter. 16 April 2015.
  2. ^ "'Golden Years,' 'Marguerite,' 'Dheepan,' 'Mustang' Lead Cesar Nominations". Variety.
  3. ^ "Prix et nominations : Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario 2016". AlloCiné.

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