PEACEFUL / /DE SON VIVANT (France) – Desert Film Society – Palm Springs Premiere – One-time Screening at The Camelot Theatre
A son (Benoît Magime) in denial of a serious illness. A mother (Catherine Deneuve) facing the unbearable. And between them a doctor and a nurse fighting to do their job and bring them to acceptance. They have one year and four seasons to come together and understand what it means to die while living.
Run time: 122 minutes
Country: France, Belgium
Director: Emmanuelle Bercot
Writers: Emmanuelle Bercot (screenplay) | Marcia Romano (screenplay)
Producers: François Kraus | Denis Pineau-Valencienne
Composer: Eric Neveux
Cinematographer: Yves Cape
Casting Director: Antoinette Boulat
Production Designer: Laurent Ott
Principal Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Benoît Magimel, Cecile de France, Gabriel A. Sara
2 wins & 1 nomination
2022 – César Awards, France
Won, César -Best Actor (Meilleur acteur) – Benoît Magimel
2022 – Lumiere Awards, France:
Nominated, Lumiere Award – Best Film (Meilleur film) – Emmanuelle Bercot
Won, Lumiere Award – Best Actor (Meilleur acteur) – Benoît Magimel
Tickets: Free to 2022 DFS members. Non-members pay $15 cash at the door. Complimentary coffee & pastries.
Covid Restrictions: Photo ID, Proof of full vaccination including booster shot, Seating is socially distanced. Please allow 2 empty seats between you and another party and do not sit directly behind anyone.