My Golden Days
Filmfest 2015

German Age Rating

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“I carry from my mother’s womb. A fanatic heart.” W.B. Yeats, The Winding Stair Paul Dédalus is preparing to leave Tajikistan. He remembers… his childhood in Roubaix… his mother’s attacks of madness… the bond that united him and his brother Ivan, a devout and violent child. He remembers… turning sixteen… his father, the inconsolable widower… his trip to the USSR where a clandestine mission led him to offer up his own identity to a young Russia. He remembers himself at nineteen, his sister Delphine, his cousin Bob, the parties with Penelope, Mehdi and Kovalki, the friend who was to betray him. He remembers his years as a student in Paris, his meeting with Doctor Behanzin, his growing vocation for anthropology. Above all, Paul remembers Esther. She was the heart of his life. Gently, “a fanatic heart”.

tags: Friendship, Love, Feature film

Cast: Quentin Dolmaire, Lou Roy, Lou Roy-Lecollinet, Mathieu Amalric, Dinara Drukarova, Cécile Garcia Fogel

Credits

Screenplay: Arnaud Desplechin, Julie Peyr

Director of Photography: Irina Lubtchansky

Film Editor: Laurence Briaud

Composer: Grégoire Hetzel

Production Designer: Toma Baqueni

Costume Design: Nathalie Raoul

Sound: Nicolas Cantin, Sylvain Malbrant, Stéphane Thiébaut

Producer: Pascal Caucheteux, Grégoire Sorlat

Production Company: Why Not Productions

Co-Production Company: France 2 Cinéma

World Sales: Wild Bunch

Director: Arnaud Desplechin