- 128 Minutes
- Language: French
In the hospital where she works in Brest, France, a lung specialist discovers a direct link between suspicious deaths and state-approved medicine. She fights single-handedly for the truth to come out. The story of Irène Frachon, who broke the mediator scandal, erin brockovich, French style. Based on the book by Irène Frachon “Mediator 150mg”
Director: Emmanuelle Bercot
Screenwriter: Séverine Bosschem, Emmanuelle Bercot, Romain Compingt
AwardsCésar Awards nominated for: Best Actress, best adaptation / Lumières Awards nominated for Best Actress
Cast and Crew
DOP / Camera: Guillaume Schiffman
Editor: Julien Leloup
Music: Martin Wheeler
Producer: Caroline Benjo, Carole Scotta
Cast: Benoît Magimel, Sidse Babett Knudsen , Philippe Uchan, Charlotte Laemmel
Born in 1967, Emmanuelle Bercot is a French actress, film director and screenwriter. Her film Clément was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival.Her 2013 film On My Way premiered in competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival.
Her 2015 film StandingTall was selected to open the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. At Cannes, Bercot won the award for Best Actress for her role in Mon roi.