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ON FIRE

by Claire Simon

synopsis

Livia (15) with the help of Jean, a volunteer fireman with whom she falls in love. A few days later, vacation begins. June 24. The girl, alone and exasperated, will stop at nothing to conquer this older man; her passion burns more and more. Her love consumes her, driving her into a mounting frenzy, until she commits an irreparable act.

international title: On Fire
original title: Ça brûle
country: France, Switzerland
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Claire Simon
film run: 111'
release date: FR 16/08/2006, BE 18/04/2007
screenplay: Claire Simon, Jérôme Beaujour, Nadège Trebal
cast: Camille Varenne, Gilbert Melki, Morgane Moré, Kader Mohamed, Marion Maintenay, Jean-Quentin Chatelain, Olivia Willaumez, Nabil Radi, Mathieu Bagnis
cinematography by: Pascale Granel, Claire Simon
film editing: Julien Lacheray, Daniel Gibel
art director: Daniel Bevan
music: Martin Wheeler
producer: Gilles Sandoz
production: Maïa Cinéma, Vega Film, Promenade Film (FR)
distributor: Shellac Distribution