OLIVIER PEYON| Guest CINEMANIA 2022
After studying economics, writer/director Olivier Peyon began working as a production assistant on Idrissa Ouedraogo’s films, and subtitling English-language films in French. He made his first short, Promis, juré, in 1996. Jingle Bells (1997), his second short, was screened at the Venice Film Festival, and was followed by two additional shorts, À tes amours (2001) and Claquage après étirements (2002). He directed the documentary feature Comment j’ai détesté les maths / How I came To Hate Math (2014); which was nominated for a César Award for Best Documentary (2014); and two episodes of the documentary series Empreintes (2009-11). He and Cyril Brody co-directed the documentary Latifa: A Fighting Heart (2017). He has co-written and directed three previous feature films, Les Petites vacances / Stolen Holidays (2007), starring Bernadette Lafont; Une vie ailleurs / A Life Beyond (2017), starring Isabelle Carré; and Tokyo Shaking (2021), starring Karin Viard. Lie with Me is scheduled for release in France in February 2023.
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