The Dancer

Nothing in her background destined Loïe Fuller from the American Midwest to become a Belle Epoque icon, even less a dancer at the Paris Opera. Even at the risk of destroying her back and burning her eyes with the stage lights, she will never falter in the quest to perfect her dance. But her meeting with Isadora Duncan — a young prodigy hungry for glory — will lead to her downfall…

Director : Stéphanie Di Giusto

Cast : Soko, Gaspard Ulliel, Mélanie Thierry, Lily-Rose Depp, François Damiens

Coproducer : Wild Bunch, Les Films du Fleuve, Orange Studio, RTBF, Sirena Film, Voo

French distributor : Wild Bunch

Award(s) :


Prix: César Best Costume Design

Nominations: César Best Actress, César Best Actress in a Supporting Role, César Best Female Newcomer, César Best First Feature Film, César Best Production Design

Lumières de la presse étrangère:

Nominations: Best Actress, Best New Actress, Best First Film, Best Cinematography

Festival de Cannes:

Selection: Un Certain Regard

Release date : 28/09/2016

Cinema admissions : 215 413