9 DOIGTS

by F.J Ossang
9 FINGERS

Informations

Nation: France, Portugal

Year: 2017

Length: 98'

35° TORINO FILM FESTIVAL

Section:

Synopsis

At night, in a train station, a man called Magloire runs from a police control. With no luggage and no future. No sooner has he found a huge amount of money than trouble begins. A gang on his heels will soon make him a hostage then an accomplice. It is Kurtz’s gang. After an aborted break-in, they all have to flee aboard a cargo ship with a dangerous volatile freight. Nothing happens as it was supposed to be — poison and madness contaminate everybody. Kurtz’s men seem to be the pawns of a conspiracy led by the mysterious “9 Fingers”...

Director

F.J. Ossang

F.J. Ossang

F.J. Ossang (France, 1956), writer and director, first studied philosophy and law before graduating from IDHEC in 1981. In 1977, he founded “CEE,” a literature periodical, then in 1980 he launched his own noise’n’roll band called MKB Fraction Provisoire. His first feature, The Case of The Morituri Divisions (1985), premiered in Cannes and he went on to sign Treasure of The Bitch Islands (1990), Doctor Chance (1997), which was selected in Concorso internazionale at Locarno, the short Silencio, Jean Vigo Award in 2007, and Dharma Guns (2010), screened in Venice in the Orizzonti section. With his last feature 9 doigts (2017), he returned in Locarno competition and won Best Directing Award. In 1998, he has been honored with a retrospective at Festival de La Rochelle in France and thereafter, other retrospectives followed at BAFICI, Jeu de Paume in Paris, Spanish Filmoteca and Palic European Film Festival where he got the Underground Spirit Award. 

Filmography:
La dernière énigme (cm, 1982), Zona inquinata (cm, 1983), L’affaire des divisions Morituri (1985), Le trésor des îles chiennes (1990), Docteur Chance (1996), Silencio (cm, 2007), Ciel éteint! (cm, 2008), Vladivostok (cm, 2008), Dharma Guns (2010), 9 doigts (2017).

Cast and Credits

regia, sceneggiatura/director, screenplay
F.J. Ossang
fotografia/cinematography
Simon Roca
montaggio/film editing
Walter Mauriot
scenografia/production design
Rafael Mathias Monteiro
costumi/costume design
Karine Charpentier
musica/music
Jack Belsen, M.K.B. Provisoire
suono/sound
Julien Cloquet
interpreti e personaggi/cast and characters
Paul Hamy (Magloire), Damien Bonnard (Kurtz), Pascal Greggory (Ferrante), Gaspar Ulliel (il dottore/doctor), Lisa Hartmann (Drella), Elvire (Gerda), Alexis Manenti (Springer), Diogo Doria (il capitano/Captain), Lionel Tua (Warner Oland)
produzione/production
10:15 productions, 0SS/100 films & documents, O Som e a Furia

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contatti/contacts
Capricci
contact@capricci.fr
www.capricci.fr

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At night, in a train station, a man called Magloire runs from a police control. With no luggage and no future. No sooner has he found a huge amount of money than trouble begins. A gang on his heels will soon make him a hostage then an accomplice. It is Kurtz’s gang. After an aborted break-in, they all have to flee aboard a cargo ship with a dangerous volatile freight. Nothing happens as it was supposed to be — poison and madness contaminate everybody. Kurtz’s men seem to be the pawns of a conspiracy led by the mysterious “9 Fingers”...

Director All about direction

F.J. Ossang

F.J. Ossang

F.J. Ossang (France, 1956), writer and director, first studied philosophy and law before graduating from IDHEC in 1981. In 1977, he founded “CEE,” a literature periodical, then in 1980 he launched his own noise’n’roll band called MKB Fraction Provisoire. His first feature, The Case of The Morituri Divisions (1985), premiered in Cannes and he went on to sign Treasure of The Bitch Islands (1990), Doctor Chance (1997), which was selected in Concorso internazionale at Locarno, the short Silencio, Jean Vigo Award in 2007, and Dharma Guns (2010), screened in Venice in the Orizzonti section. With his last feature 9 doigts (2017), he returned in Locarno competition and won Best Directing Award. In 1998, he has been honored with a retrospective at Festival de La Rochelle in France and thereafter, other retrospectives followed at BAFICI, Jeu de Paume in Paris, Spanish Filmoteca and Palic European Film Festival where he got the Underground Spirit Award. 

Filmography:
La dernière énigme (cm, 1982), Zona inquinata (cm, 1983), L’affaire des divisions Morituri (1985), Le trésor des îles chiennes (1990), Docteur Chance (1996), Silencio (cm, 2007), Ciel éteint! (cm, 2008), Vladivostok (cm, 2008), Dharma Guns (2010), 9 doigts (2017).

Cast and Credits Discover the cast of the film

regia, sceneggiatura/director, screenplay
F.J. Ossang
fotografia/cinematography
Simon Roca
montaggio/film editing
Walter Mauriot
scenografia/production design
Rafael Mathias Monteiro
costumi/costume design
Karine Charpentier
musica/music
Jack Belsen, M.K.B. Provisoire
suono/sound
Julien Cloquet
interpreti e personaggi/cast and characters
Paul Hamy (Magloire), Damien Bonnard (Kurtz), Pascal Greggory (Ferrante), Gaspar Ulliel (il dottore/doctor), Lisa Hartmann (Drella), Elvire (Gerda), Alexis Manenti (Springer), Diogo Doria (il capitano/Captain), Lionel Tua (Warner Oland)
produzione/production
10:15 productions, 0SS/100 films & documents, O Som e a Furia

**
contatti/contacts
Capricci
contact@capricci.fr
www.capricci.fr