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Vincent

Vincent n'a pas d'écailles

Thomas Salvador

2014
France
1h18
Fiction
Col.
French without subtitles

Vincent is not just a young man among others. His strength, reflexes and agility increase when in contact with water. This brand new connection with his body leads him to move closer to lakes and rivers in order to experiment this gift. There he meets Lucie, falls in love, and shares his secret with someone for the very first time. But when a minor incident forces him to publicly display his extraordinary power, Vincent has to run away…

"A superhero fantasy rewritten for a rural French setting: Imagine that Aquaman hailed from rural France and had no criminals to fight (and no effects budget to speak of), and it gives you some idea of the flavor of the flight of fancy that is Vincent. This earthy-but-watery tale of a young man who achieves superpowers on contact with water may sound highly unlikely on paper, but so persuasively does debut director-actor Thomas Salvador immerse the viewer in his imaginative world that it seduces entirely, in a silent comedy kind of way, before running out of breath over the final straight."

Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter, 9/23/2014
Cast
Thomas Salvador, Vimala Pons, Youssef Hajdi
Screenplay
Thomas Salvador, Thomas Cheysson et Thomas Bidegain
Photography
Alexis Kavyrchine
Sound
Laurent Gabiot
Editing
Guillaume Saignol
Production
Christmas In July

Distributor: Le Pacte – french release 02/25/2015

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