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CRITICISM - Denis Imbert freely adapts the story of Sylvain Tesson written after his serious accident. And offers Jean Dujardin a role of great power.

It's a truant film, like an escapade that offers viewers a break from the incessant din of the world.

Jean Dujardin takes on the role of the travel writer Sylvain Tesson with enough naturalness to appropriate it, without forgetting to move away from the model, while respecting his philosophy.

The Oscar-winning actor for

The Artist

in 2012 was passionate about Tesson's story

Sur les chemins noirs


We feel invested in each shot.

The book recounted the painful rebirth of an author who strayed from the literary path to get drunk on the spirit of the times.

Everyone remembers that in August 2014, Sylvain Tesson fell eight meters while climbing a Chamonix chalet one drunken night.

Plunged into an artificial coma, he survived before going through the hell of a rehabilitation that led to a bet with himself: to cross France on foot 1300 km, between Mercantour and Cotentin.

Read alsoSylvain Tesson in the footsteps of Lord Byron at Missolonghi: for the cross and Olympus

Denis Imbert's film, quite freely inspired by this striking story...

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Source: lefigaro

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