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LET ME GO

(Laissez-Moi)

by Maxime Rappaz

Switzerland, France, Belgium, 2023, 92'

The film is shot by acclaimed DoP Benoît Dervaux, long-standing collaborator of the Dardenne brothers.

Claudine - devoted mother, demanding lover.

Every Tuesday, a neighbor takes care of Claudine’s son while she goes to a mountain hotel to meet men passing through. When one of them decides to extend his stay for her, Claudine is confused and finds herself dreaming of another life.

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Awards

Best Interpretation Award - 1st World Competition (Jeanne Balibar) - FIFF Namur 2023
Special Mention - Zurich FF 2023
Best Interpretation Award (Jeanne Balibar) - Cinemania 2023
Circle Award - Filmfest DC 2024

Festivals

World Premiere: Cannes ACID 2023
Vancouver IFF 2023
FIFF Namur 2023
Zurich FF 2023
Ulaanbaatar International FF 2023
Hof Filmtage 2023
Cinemania 2023
Stockholm IFF 2023
Goa IFF 2023
Auteur FF (RS) 2023
Französische Filmtage Tübingen | Stuttgart 2023
Ostend FF 2024
Santa Barbara IFF 2024
Bengaluru IFF 2024
Francofonia 2024 (EC, VE, CR, NI, GT, CO, DO, PE, GR)
Swiss Embassy/Habitat IFF 2024
Week of Francophonie 2024 (AM, RU)
International FF of Uruguay 2024
Cinevesture IFF 2024
Washington, DC IFF (Filmfest DC) 2024
Off Camera IFF 2024
European FF 2024
June Film Fest 2024
Euro-Film-Festival - Swiss Embassy CL 2024

Cast & Crew

With: Jeanne Balibar, Thomas Sarbacher, Pierre-Antoine Dubey, Véronique Mermoud

Production company: GoldenEggProduction
Producers: Gabriela Bussman and Yan Decoppet
Coproducers: Camille Genaud (FR), Micha Wald, Gladys Brookfield-Hampson, Alexander Weiss (BE)

Maxime Rappaz

Born in 1986 in Geneva, Maxime Rappaz worked in the fashion world before turning to cinema. In 2016, he obtained a master’s degree in cinema and screenwriting (HEAD/ ECAL) and then directed the short films L’ÉTÉ and TENDRESSE. His first feature film LAISSEZ-MOI, starring Jeanne Balibar, will be released in 2023. Maxime Rappaz is currently writing his second feature film.

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