Director: Ladj Ly
Writer(s): Giordano Gederlini, Ladj Ly
Starring: Jeanne Balibar, Alexis Manenti, Steve Tientcheu, Anta Diaw, Aristote Luyindula, Valentin Pradier
Synopsis: This charts the journey of a fierce young woman, Habi, and a budding new mayor, Pierre, crossing paths in an underprivileged suburb on the outskirts of Paris. Habi, a native of the suburb who is involved in social orgs helping locals, becomes a political figure. Pierre, meanwhile, is a former doctor who takes the city’s reins after the mayor’s death and sets off to follow his agenda.
Release Date: December 6, 2023 (France) | Length: 101 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: Unknown | Note(s): Also known as “Bâtiment 5”. Above is the theatrical release date. This film is complete. It will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2023.