A film about the moment when everything can go wrong between a trainer/Pygmalion character and his protégée, a young alpine skiing hopeful. A first film shot in Les Arcs in the Savoie region of France where the self-taught director was born, which captures the mountains superbly. With Noée Abita, revealed in Léa Mysius' Ava, as the sportswoman and Jérémie Rénier as the coach.
the Selection Committee
15 year-old Lyz, a high school student in the French Alps, has been accepted to a highly selective ski club whose aim is to train future professional athletes. Taking a chance on his new recruit, Fred, ex-champion turned coach, decides to make Lyz his shining star regardless of her lack of experience. Under his influence, Lyz will have to endure more than the physical and emotional pressure of the training. Will Lyz’s determination help her escape his grip?
Charlène FAVIER, Marie TALON