MIFF | 8° Film Festival Internazionale di Milano - The key / Guillaume Nicloux / Guillaume Cauet, Marie Gillian, Vanessa Paradis, Jusiam Balasko, Thierry Lharmitte, Jean Rochefort The key Guillaume Cauet, Marie Gillian, Vanessa Paradis, Jusiam Balasko, Thierry Lharmitte, Jean Rochefort
A young man, Eric Vincent, learns that his father, who he never met, may have died. A few days later his wife tells him she's pregnant...Catherine Hoffman is investigating the murder of a man who was burned alive, whereas to remain alive...François Manéri is looking for his daughter...
None of them will waver from their individual quest. There is a path that will lead them to each other. Their destinies are linked by a quest for identity. Their lives can only be pried open with the key to the heart.
Born in 1966, he is writer, director, actor and professor at La Femis in Paris. He began his carreer shooting the feature film Les enfants volants and the telefilm La Vie Crevée, which won him a nomination for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival. Fascinated by thrillers and by Jean-Pierre Melville’s noir films, he directed Le Poulpe and subsequently, Une Affaire privée, a noir film appriciated by critics. The Key is his latest film.