Tourment sur les îles

Pacifiction
Director
Albert Serra
Country
France, Spain, Germany, Portugal
Year
2022
Genre
Fiction
Scriptwriters
Albert Serra
Cast
Benoît Magimel, Sergi López
Production
Idéale Audience, Andergraun Films, Tamtam Film GmbH, Rosa Filmes

Storyline

On an island in French Polynesia, the Haut-Commissaire a man with a turbulent naturalness and high diplomacy, lives between the highest echelons of politics and the lowest social stratum of his co-citizens. Conflict as a way of life will lead him to take reckless decisions against his political status.

Festivals & Academy awards and others

Festival de Cannes 2022
Competition
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2022
Made in Spain
Gijon International Film Festival 2022
Special Screenings

European Film Awards (EFA) 2022
Feature Film Selection
Gaudí Awards 2023
11 nominations, 3 Awards:
Best film in a non-Catalan language - WINNER
Best Direction (Albert Serra)
Best Original Screenplay (Albert Serra)
Best Male Actor (Benoît Magimel)
Best Production Direction (Clàudia Robert)
Best Art Direction (Sebastian Vogler) - WINNER
Best editing (Albert Serra, Artur Tort and Ariadna Ribas)
Best Original Music (Marc Verdaguer and Joe Robinson)
Best photography (Artur Tort) - WINNER
Best costume (Práxedes de Vilallonga)
Best makeup and hairstyling (Aurélie Vigouroux and Marilyne Montibert)
César 2023
9 Nominations:
Best film
Best Direction (Albert Serra)
Best Actor (Benoît Magimel)
Best photography (Artur Tort)
Best sound (Jordi Ribas, Benjamin Laurent, Bruno Tarrière)
Best Original Music (Marc Verdaguer, Joe Robinson)
Best costume (Praxedes de Vilallonga)
Best Art Direction (Sebastian Vogler)
Best Visual Effects (Marco del Bianco)

Releases

Spain (2 of September 2022)