They proclaim loud and clear: the festival of the Alpe d’huez is the only one in France dedicated to comedy. It will open its doors on Tuesday, January 15 the 22nd edition, until 20 January. The Alpe d’huez, who wants to be a springboard for young talents of the humor in the “7th art”, presents a number of first achievements in his selection of eight films, 100% French.

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Joséphine de Meaux, which was noticed in 2006 in the role of the facilitator in depressive of Our happy days , goes behind the camera with The Small Flakes . Melanie Auffrey commits his first feature film, Roxane . The story of a farmer breeder hens crazy of Cyrano de Bergerac. This interest in the gallinacées, the young woman had already expressed in a short film, Be happy, my hen , selected for the festival du Film de comédie de l’alpe d’huez in its class in 2016.

Lisa Azuelos, director of the hit film LOL 2009-present My Baby , which is displayed Sandrine Kiberlain. And the director, Allan Mauduit book with Rebel his first creation for the big screen since the series Kabul Kitchen .

this year The jury will be chaired by Alexandra Lamy, accompanied by Eric Elmosnino, Rayane Bensetti, Anne Marivin and Rossy De Palma, the earthy muse of Pedro Almodovar.

Gilles Lellouche, who continues his slow redemption of the actor pretentious, is the poster of the opening film, so far everything is going well by Mohamed Hamidi, who had received the Grand Prize and the Audience Award for The Cow in 2016. The trailer has already been unveiled: the director awarded to The deep portrays a corporate manager in the white shirt who tries to establish his offices in a suburb where “incivility is recorded every twenty minutes”.

so far everything is going well by Mohamed Hamidi, with Gilles Lellouche and Malik Bentalha

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Damien wants to change the world , by Xavier de Choudens, with Franck Gastambide, and Melisa Sözen

Damien and his sister Melanie have lived a childhood rocked by the undertakings activists of their parents. Twenty years later, became a pawn, Damien leads a quiet life. To save one of his young students and his mother, his expulsion from the territory, he reconnects with his past and convinces his sister, became a lawyer business, to accompany him in his new fight.

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My Baby by Lisa Azuelos, with Sandrine Kiberlain and Thaïs Alessandrin

Heloise is the mother of three children. Jade has just turned eighteen years old and will soon leave the family home. As it prepares for the bachelor, her mother, tenderized by their shared memories, suffers from this departure becomes imminent.

Rebel by Allan Mauduit, with Cécile de France and Audey Lamy

Sandra, a former Miss Pas-de-Calais, decides to flee her husband’s brutal and file to move in with her mother, to Boulogne-sur-Mer. Hired at the cannery local, it pushes vigorously the advances of his head, she accidentally kills.

Roxane of Simone Auffret, with Guillaume De Tonquedec and Léa Drucker

Raymond is a breeder hen at the bottom of Brittany. Suddenly threatened with bankruptcy, he decides to use his passion for the theatre, and Cyrano in order to save his livestock. He staged his hens to create the buzz on social networks.

My Unknown by Hugo Gélin, François Civil and Joséphine Japy

The next day, Raphael finds himself plunged into a world where he has never met Olivia, the woman with whom he shared all his life. He will have the conquest of the young woman, returning to the start.

The Small Flakes , Joséphine de Meaux, with Josephine de Meaux, Grégoire Ludig and Gustave Kervern

In the mountains on vacation, Wanda can’t ski. She has the leg in plaster. She finds solace in caring for his guest Sami, a former taulard recently released from prison. Up to the implosion of this small world…

Shrimp Spangled Cedric Le Gallo and Maxime Govare, with Nicolas Gob, and Alban Lenoi

After you have held homophobic statements, Mathias, vice-champion in the world of swimming, is forced to lead a team of players of water polo gay. This explosive coupling will visit Croatia to participate in the Gay Games.