Night of the Kings
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Labidi is a struggling young writer trying to publish his first novel, after the initial success with a short story. While he lives in a small room with his roommate and best friend Aleksei, delivering food on his bike to get by, he meets Elise, a young student from Lyon. As his love for Elise grows, Labidi will soon be confronted with the realities of everyday life at the expense of his writing. The film premiered in the Panorama section at Berlinale.
Subtitles: EN, HR
Born in 1988 and grew up in Lyon, France, where he studied political science. After an internship in the culture section at the daily Libération, he turned to filmmaking. His short film Geneva screened at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. The World After Us is his debut feature film.