Venice 2015 – In Competition – Winner – Fondazione Mimmo Rotella Award; Winner – Fedeora Award
Toronto 2015 – Masters
FRANCOFONIA is the story of two remarkable men, Louvre director Jacques Jaujard and Nazi Occupation officer Count Wolff-Metternich - enemies then collaborators - whose alliance would be the driving force behind the preservation of museum treasures. FRANCOFONIA explores the relationship between art and power, the Louvre museum as a living example of civilization, and what art tells us about ourselves even in the midst of one of the bloodiest conflicts the world has ever seen.
From the master director of FAUST (Venice Golden Lion), RUSSIAN ARK, MOLOCH and MOTHER AND SON.
Louis Do de Lencquesaing as Jacques Jaujard
Benjamin Utzerath as Count Wolff-Metternich