A film by Katell Quillévéré. In french with german subtitles.
Surfing usually stands for life and freedom. Sometimes the opposite: In the light of dawn, three young surfers head for the ocean. Surf’s up! Stormy swells promise powerful breakers. A few hourse later, one of them, Simon, is just an empty shell being kept alive by machines. At the same time, a woman waits for the organ donor that will save her life. In moving, sensitive images, crosscutting adrenaline-laden sports photography with the lifeless body in the ICU, director Katell Quillévéré examines the difficult question of how the living should deal with the dead. Based on the novel by Maylis de Kerangal.
Réparer les vivants
F 2016, 103 Min., frz. OmU
Regie: Katell Quillévéré
Buch: Katell Quillévéré, Gilles Taurand
Kamera: Tom Harari
Schnitt: Thomas Marchand
mit: Tahar Rahim, Emmanuelle Seigner, Anne Dorval, Bouli Lanners, Dominique Blanc