At War
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Festival in Media
Section: Forum of European Cinema
Country: France 
Year: 2018

At War

105 minutes/color



Two years ago, the Perrin Industry Factory, 1100 employees, automotive supplier well known, affiliate to the German group Schäfer, signed an agreement asking to senior-managers and workers to accept a pay cut, in order to save the company in exchange of the promise to protect their jobs on at least the next five years. Today, the company takes the decision to close. The workers, conducted by their spokesperson Eric Laurent, refuse the inevitable and try to save their jobs.


Director: Stéphane Brizé

Screenplay: Stéphane Brizé, Olivier Gorce

Cinematographer: Eric Dumont

Editing: Anne Klotz

Costume design: Anne Dunsford

Producer: Christophe Rossignon, Philip Boëffard



Vincent Lindon, Mélanie Rover, Jacques Borderie, David Rey, Olivier Lemaire, Isabelle Rufin, Bruno Bourthol, SébastienVamelle, Jean-Noël Tronc, ValérieLamond



Nord-Ouest Films, France 3 Cinéma

World sales:

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StéphaneBrizé was born on 18 October 1966 in Rennes, France. He moved to Paris, where he started his career in theater and television, before moving on to short films and feature films. His 2015 film The Measure of a Man was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.



2018 At War

2016 A Woman's Life

2015 The Measure of a Man

2012 A Few Hours of Spring

2009 Mademoiselle Chambon

2006 Entre adultes

2005 Not Here to Be Loved

1999 Le bleu des villes

1996 L'oeil qui traîne (Short)

1993 Bleu dommage (Short)