Two men set off from Lausanne to the south of France in a hearse. They don’t know each other well, have little in common, at least they believe so …
Road-Movie in hearse
Co-directed by Alexandre Jollien and Bernard Campan, who also play the main roles, “Almost” is a fair and sensitive road movie around the theme of disability, skillfully mixing humor and tenderness. Aboard their black hearse launched on the roads between Switzerland and the south of France, Campan and Jollien form a strange tandem and offer us a beautiful lesson in life. To discover in preview at CGR the French of Bordeaux, Monday November 29, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
We are not born a man, we become one
Alexandre jollien, Philosopher, has published many books in which he talks about disability, including “Praise of weakness” (awarded with the Mottart Prize of the French Academy and by the Montyon Prize for Literature and Philosophy), released in 1999 in which he recounts his journey since his early years in a specialized rehabilitation center. He lives in Korea with his wife. “Almost” is his first film. Bernard Campan was part of the Unknowns alongside Pascal Légitimus and Didier Bourdon.
” Almost “ by and with Alexandre Jollien, Bernard Campan, Tiphaine Daviot, Julie-Anne Roth, LA Castou, Marie Benati, Marilyne Canto, Anne-Valérie Payet, Sofiia Manousha and Marie Petiot. National release on January 26, 2022.