Pas Douce

Parting Shot

(France/Switzerland, 2007, 83 minutes)

A highly strung nurse in a mountain town accidentally shoots a young man while attempting suicide, and has to care for him at the hospital where she works. Intelligent, economical melodrama carried by a strong lead performance and solid scripting and handling.

A Bloody Mary Productions/Prince Film presentation/production, in co-production with Télévision Suisse Romande and Rhône-Alpes Cinéma; with the participation of Région Rhône-Alpes, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Office Fédéral de la Culture (DFI), Fonds Culturel de Suissimage and Fonds Regio Films. Starring Isild le Besco, Steven de Almeida, Lio, Yves Verhoeven. Directed and written by Jeanne Waltz; produced by Didier Haudepin, Pierre-Alan Meier; music by Cyril Ximenes; director of photography (Schwarz Film), Hélène Louvart; art director, Françoise Arnaud; costume designers, Catherine Schneider, Isabelle Blanc; film editor, Éric Renault.


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