Filmfest 2016

Recommended for ages 10 and up

Fanny is a Jewish girl in a French orphanage in 1943. When she and her friends are no longer safe from the Nazis, they try to flee to Switzerland. After their guide disappears, Fanny has to take the lead and help the other kids make it over the mountains. Eleven kids on a life-or-death adventure based on a true story.

This gripping film will also be shown in original French in the Spotlight sidebar (Friday, July 1st, 7 pm, City 2).

tags: Friendship, History, Religion, Road Movie, Feature film, Current Affairs

Cast: Cécile de France, Stéphane de Groot, Fantine Harduin


Screenplay: Anne Peyregne, Lola Doillon

Original Material: Fanny Ben-Ami

Director of Photography: Pierre Cottereau

Film Editor: Julie Brenta

Composer: Sylvain Favre-Bulle

Production Designer: Pierre François Limbosch

Costume Design: Isabelle Pannetier

Sound: Emmanuel de Boissieu

Producer: Saga Blanchard

Co-Producer: Marie de Lussigny

Production Company: Origami Films

Co-Production Company: Bee Films

World Sales: Indie Sales

Director: Lola Doillon


Lola Doillon was born in France in 1975. Her father was French film director Jacques Doillon. She wrote and directed ET TOI T’ES SUR QUI? (2007) and CONTRE TOI (2010).