Carte Blanche - Laurent Cantet
GUEST OF HONOUR
Famed for the political significance of his project,
french director Laurent Cantet works almost exclusively
with first-time actors. His short film Jeux
de plage (1995) has already set a tone for the rest
of his work, then his feature film Ressources humaines
(2000) mark the begining of a prosperous
career, owing him among others the Best first film
prize at the Mostra of Venice and the César.
In 2008 his movie Entre les murs is critically and publically acclaimed, demonstrating once again the director’s talent : he was awarded a Golden palm at the Cannes festival and the Academy award for best foreign language movie.