Life in the Woods

A film by François Pirot, 2019

Genre: Comedy

Languages: French

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Duration: 100 min

Countries: Belgium, Luxembourg, France

Year: 2019



While his family and his job particularly solicit him, Mathieu, without warning, sinks into the forest and stays there. Faced with this radical takeover and the lack it implies, his family, jostled, will be confronted with themselves and their choices.



Director: François Pirot

Screenplay: François Pirot

Image: Florian Berutti

Sound: Carlo Thoss

Production Designer: Emma Pucci

Costumes: Claudine Tychon

Make-up: Sandra Campisi

Editing: Albertine Lastera

Music: xxx


Cast: Alex Lutz, Emmanuelle Bercot, Samir Guesmi, Jean-Luc Bideau, Jackie Berroyer, Joséphine Demaeux


Produced by Tarantula Belgique, Tarantula Luxembourg and Good Fortune Films (France).



François Pirot, leading author of the Belgian cinema, has co-written “Private Lessons” and “Private Property” of Joachim Lafosse, wich writting qualities have pleased both the critic and the public. He has also directed several short films which “Retraite”, multi-award-winning in the most prestigious festivals and broadcast on Arte. In 2012, he gets noticed at Locarno with “Mobile Home”, his first feature film, already produced by Tarantula. After the documentary “Eurovillage”, he is directing his second feature film “Life in the Woods” and a short film “The Fires”.