Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Alain Guiraudie|
Sylvie Pialat |
|Written by||Alain Guiraudie|
Damien Bonnard |
|Edited by||Jean-Christophe Hym|
Les Films du Worso
|Distributed by||Les Films du Losange|
Staying Vertical (French: Rester vertical) is a 2016 French drama film written and directed by Alain Guiraudie. The story follows a filmmaker who has to raise a child (whom he had with a shepherdess) by himself whilst seeking inspiration for his new film. The film was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
- Damien Bonnard as Léo
- India Hair as Marie
- Raphaël Thiéry as Jean-Louis
- Christian Bouillette as Marcel
- Basile Meilleurat as Yoan
- Laure Calamy as Doctor Mirande
Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 65%, based on 23 reviews, with an average score of 6.2/10. On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating, the film has a score of 65 out of 100, based on 17 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".
|Award / Film Festival||Category||Recipients and nominees||Result|
|Cannes Film Festival||Palme d'Or||Nominated|
|César Awards||Most Promising Actor||Damien Bonnard||Nominated|
|Louis Delluc Prize||Best Film||Nominated|
|Lumières Awards||Best Film||Nominated|
|Best Director||Alain Guiraudie||Nominated|
|Most Promising Actor||Damien Bonnard||Won|
|Best Screenplay||Alain Guiraudie||Nominated|
- "Assayas, Dumont, Garcia and Guiraudie: Four aces for the Palme d'Or". Cineuropa.
- Rapold, Nicolas (10 May 2016), At Cannes, Balancing the Fresh and the Familiar, The New York Times, retrieved 11 May 2016
- "Cannes 2016: Staying Vertical pushes the envelope of human sexuality into every orifice - review". The Telegraph. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
- "Cannes 2016: Film Festival Unveils Official Selection Lineup". Variety. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
- "2016 Cannes Film Festival Announces Lineup". IndieWire. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
- "Staying Vertical (Rester vertical) (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes.
- "Staying Vertical". Metacritic.
- "Lumières 2017 : "Elle" et "Une vie" en tête des nominations". LCI. 16 December 2016.