Press 17 OCT 2018

"Our struggles" twice awarded at the Jean Carmet Festival

During the closing ceremony of the 24th edition of the Jean Carmet Festival in Moulins, Our struggles, Guillaume Senez's second feature film, has been twice awarded.

For its 2018 edition, the Jean Carmet Festival, which is highlighting the actors and more precisely supporting roles, rewards the Belgian film Our struggles by Guillaume Senez. Lucie Debay received the Jury Prize for her performance of Laura (Best Supporting Actress). Meanwhile, Laetitia Dosch received the Audience Award for her performance of Betty (Best Supporting Actress).

Our Struggles tells the story of Olivier (Romain Duris). At work, he struggles to fight injustice. But from one day to the next, when his wife Laura (Lucie Debay) walks out, he is forced to juggle between his children's education, his family life and his career. Faced with his new responsibilities, he battles to find a new balance, because Laura never returns.

The film is produced by Iota Production (French-speaking Belgium), Savage Film (Flanders) and Les Films Pelleas (France). It has been released October 4th in Belgium (Cinéart) and October 5th in France (Haut et Court). It is sold internationally by Be For Films. With the support of the Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles.

Two other Belgian actors were also awarded at this edition : Arieh Worthalter received the Jury Prize for his role in Girl by Lukas Dhont (Best supporting role) and Sergio Guataquira Sarmiento, the Audience Award for his title role in Pablo (Best young hope).