16-23 december 2017

The Charmer

The Charmer

Charmoren

Compétition
Milad ALAMI

Denmark

2017 / 100’ / French Premiere / VO : Danish
First feature

Esmail, an Iranian refugee, has been denied a residence permit in Denmark. In a desperate attempt to stay in the country Esmail tries to seduce Danish women into marriage. When he meets Sara, a young Iranian woman, everything changes. She introduces him to the Persian community in Copenhagen, and he unexpectedly falls in love with her. But time is running out for Esmail, and as he moves closer to finding love, he is hunted down by a mysterious man who has suffered a great loss.

Programme
Sunday 17 15:30Salle Bernard Taillefer add
Monday 18 21:00Le Cœur d’Or 1 add
Tuesday 19 16:00Ciné Golf add

Trailer

Milad ALAMI

Milad Alami was born in Iran in 1982, grew up in Sweden and now lives in Denmark. He graduated from The National Film School of Denmark in 2011. His films have been selected for numerous film festivals, amongst other the Director’s Fortnight in Cannes. His latest short film, Mommy, premiered in competition at Gothenburg International Film Festival in January 2015 and won the Danish Academy Award for Best Short Film 2016.

Filmography
2017 The Charmer
2015 Mommy (court métrage)
2014 Nordic Factory
2014 Void (court métrage)
2014 Mini (court métrage)
2011 Intet kan rore mig (court métrage)
2007 Ett-tva-tre martyr! (court métrage)
2003 Hast ustan tyglar (court métrage)
CastArdalan ESMAILI, Soho REZANEJAD, Susan TASLIMI, Lars BRYGMANN.
CinematographerSophia OLSSON
Production designerSabine HVIID
EditorOlivia NEERGAARD HOLM
MusicMartin DIRKOV
ProductionGood Company Films, Garagefilm International AB, Vixens
SalesAlma Cinema
DistributorMétéore Films

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