The Workshop

The Workshop

A film by Laurent Cantet

2017 France - Drama


La Ciotat, the South of France. Antoine attends a summer writing workshop in which a few young people have been selected to write a crime thriller with the help of Olivia, a famous novelist. The creative process will recall the town's industrial past, a form of nostalgia to which Antoine feels indifferent. More concerned with the fears of the modern world, the young man soon clashes with the group and Olivia, who seems at the same time alarmed and captivated by Antoine's violence.

  • cast

    • Marina Foïs (Olivia)
    • Matthieu Lucci (Antoine)
  • crew

    • Producer
    • Denis Freyd (Archipel 35)
    • Screenwriters
    • Robin Campillo
    • Laurent Cantet
    • DoP
    • Pierre Milon
    • Prod. Designer
    • Serge Borgel

awards & nominations

  • 2017 Cannes Un Certain Regard

screenings in festivals & markets


Domestic release :