16 JUN 2020

FRANCE TV DISTRIBUTION INTENSIFIES ITS CINEMA LINEUP WITH “HEAR ME OUT”

Heading into Cannes virtual market, the French company has added Pascal Elbé's film to its prestigious offer and will show its complete cinema catalogue from June 22 to 26th.

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"Hear Me Out" (©Stéphanie Branchu)

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France tv distribution has added the film "Hear Me Out" directed by (and starring) Pascal Elbé to its prestigious cinema lineup that will be shown in Marche Du Film virtual market, which will take place from June 22-26th.

"Hear Me Out" will be released by French distributor Diaphana in France and is romantic comedy talks about Antoine, a history teacher in his early 50s, who learns that he has become very hard of hearing. Unable to own up to his handicap, he resigns himself to living in his bubble, even though his entourage finds his behavior increasingly odd. His encounter with Claire, widow, and mother of a young girl who has stopped speaking, will lead him to open up to the world.

In addition to being behind the camera, Pascal Elbé plays the main character, Antoine. Starring alongside him, an exceptional partner, Sandrine Kiberlain, who plays the role of Claire. For his third movie as a director, he surrounds himself with a strong cast: Manon Lemoine, François Berléand, Valérie Donzelli, Antoine Gouy, Claudia Tagbo, Marthe Villalonga, and Emmanuelle Devos.

The film resumed shooting in early June and will continue until the end of the month, in Île-de-France and Normandy, and will be released in theaters around the first half of 2021.