Samuel is a wild-looking twelve-year-old orphan who has been placed with a nanny, Marie, for several weeks. Marie, who is struggling between her feelings and her need for money, is married to Clément with whom she has two sons, Alexis and Dimitri. Very quickly Samuel will have to get to know this new family and their possible secrets.
* Best Actor prize, Hong Kong.
About the director:
David Depesseville. Film director, screenwriter. Born in 1976 in Nevers, France. After studying cinema in Montpellier, he started analyzing the link between memory and cinema. He worked as a first AD on many projects, including Sophie Letourneur’s movies. Depesseville then directed his first movie in 2005, “Ci-gît l’amour”; he adapted Beckett in a second self-produced movie “Le Dépeuplé”, and worked on his third movie at the request of the rock band Les Thugs. “Astrakhan” is his first feature film.