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STORY OF JEN

A film by : François Rotger
Written by : François Rotger

2nd feature film
France / Canada
2008 – 110min – Drama
French / English speaking

Starring : Marina Hands, Laurence Leboeuf, Tony Ward, Daniel Pilon

Synopsis : Jen will be fifteen this year. Since her father’s passing, she lives alone with her young mother Sarah, on the outskirts of Covina, a small town in North America. One day Ian, her father’s half-brother, moves into their barn to lend a hand. Jen is fascinated by this man who does not seem to belong to anything or anyone. This unexpected presence creates a distance between the mother and her daughter. Jen escapes with Ian for a violent and wild night, which forces him to escape alone in the hostile forests of the North. Thus begins a relentless manhunt. For Jen, nothing will ever be the same.

Producers : Tom Dercourt – Cinema Defacto (France)
Co-producers : Nicolas Comeau -1976 Production (Canada)
International Sales: Roissy Films
Distribution: Ad Vitam
Theatrical Release France: June 10th 2009
With participation from: CNC, Canal +, Ciné Cinéma, Cofinova,
Cofinova-Arte, France Television Distribution

Festivals :

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Locarno Film Festival 2008
Rio de Janeiro Film Festival 2008
Pusan Film Festival 2008
Hofer Film Tage 2008

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