Films 2016

Jours de France

by Jérôme Reybaud / France 2016 / 141' / In Competition

Cast and Credits

Original title / Jours de France

English title / Four days in France

Director / Jérôme Reybaud

Screenplay / Jérôme Reybaud

Cinematography / Sabine Lancelin

Editing / Martial Salomon

Music / Léonard Lasry 

Sound / Sébastien Eugène, Rosalie Revoyre, Xavier Thieulin

Art Direction / Isabelle Voisin

Costumes / Didier Dahon

Cast / Pascal Cervo (Pierre Thomas), Arthur Igual (Paul), Fabienne Babe (Diane Querqueville), Nathalie Richard (the bookseller), Lætitia Dosch (the thief), Liliane Montevecchi (Judith Joubert), Jean-Christophe Bouvet (the man in Savoie), Marie France (Marie Pilâtre de Rozier), Bertrand Nadler (the salesman), Dorothée Blanck (lady with the trolley),  Mathieu Chevé (Matthieu Roy), Florence Giorgetti (the resident), Olivier Galinou (Didier), Emilien Tessier (the man of the center of France)

Production / Elisabeth Perez (Chaz Productions)

Co-production / Film Factory, TSF

World SalesM-Appeal

Format / DCP, color

Runtime / 141 min.


A man leaves everything behind to travel aimlessly through France, letting himself be guided only by the people and landscapes he encounters: four days and four nights of wandering, during which his lover tries to locate him via Grindr, a smartphone dating app.

Jérôme Reybaud

Jérôme ReybaudJérôme Reybaud was born in 1970 in Cannes. At a very early age he starts shooting with a Super 8 in his own room. After writing a thesis on the poet Jaccottet, he returns to cinema and directs two shorts – Aires 06 (2006) and Trois dames pour Jean-Claude Guiguet (2008) – and a documentary on the director Paul Vecchiali, Qui êtes-vous Paul Vecchiali?, for the French TV channel Ciné + (2012). Jours de France is his first feature film.