Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois et francophone /Rendez-vous French film Festival

L'INCROYABLE HISTOIRE DU FACTEUR CHEVAL

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Synopsis: Fin XIXème, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval, est un simple facteur qui parcourt chaque jour la Drôme, de village en village. Solitaire, il est bouleversé quand il rencontre la femme de sa vie, Philomène. De leur union naît Alice. Pour cette enfant qu’il aime plus que tout, Cheval se jette alors dans un pari fou : lui construire de ses propres mains, un incroyable palais. Jamais épargné par les épreuves de la vie, cet homme ordinaire n’abandonnera pas et consacrera 33 ans à bâtir une œuvre extraordinaire : "Le Palais idéal".

 

At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval (Jacques Gamblin), is a simple postman who travels every day along the Drôme, from village to village. Alone, he is upset when he meets the woman of his life, Philomena (Laetitia Casta). From their union Alice was born. For this child he loves more than anything, Cheval then throws himself into a crazy gamble: to build her with his own hands, an incredible palace. Never spared by the ordeals of life, this ordinary man will not give up and will devote 33 years to build an extraordinary work: "The Ideal Palace".

  • Year
    2018
  • Runtime
    105 minutes
  • Language
    French
  • Country
    France
  • Director
    Nils Tavernier
  • Cast
    Jacques Gamblin, Laetitia Casta, Zelie Rixhon, Bernard Le Coq, Florence Thomassin, Natacha Lindinger, Aurélien Wiik.