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Last Hammer Blow, The

Original title: Dernier Coup de Marteau, Le
German title: letzte Hammerschlag, Der *
France, 2014

Director: Delaporte, Alix
Production company: Lionceau Films
Co-producers: France 2 Cinéma
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 83 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
When 13-year-old Victor walks through the doors of the Montpellier Opera House, he knows nothing about music. Nor does he know that his father has come to conduct the 6th Symphony by Mahler. He watches him from a distance, discovers the world of rehearsals.

When Nadia, his mother, tells him that they must shift from their house beside the sea, Victor grows worried. He's worried about his mother, whom he feels is hiding something from him. But he's also worried about what will become of the budding relationship between himself and Luna, a Spanish neighbour.

Victor hence decides to introduce himself to his father for the first time...

Festivals:
Venice IFF 2014 (awarded), Abu Dhabi IFF 2014, Marrakech IFF 2014 (awarded), BUFF Malmö 2015, Youngabout Bologna 2015

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