JE N’AI PAS TUÉ JESSE JAMES – Sophie Beaulieu (France, 2017) 18′

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JE N’AI PAS TUÉ JESSE JAMES – Sophie Beaulieu (France, 2017) 18′

VALLETTA FILM FESTIVAL 2017, 14th LES HÉRAULT DU CINÉMA ET DE LA TELEVISION, 28th SAO PAULO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, 42nd TORONTO INT’L FILM FESTIVAL, 13th PARIS COURT DEVANT and more

 

In a French non-western setting, Jesse James is preparing a new bank robbery, after many months of inactivity. But his lifelong partner Bob Ford has more stable projects with his fiancée Cynthia. A weak man more than a coward, Bob just can’t tell Jesse. But will he go as far as killing him? What if the story of Jesse James and killer Bob Ford was just a glorified expression of an unlikely vision of masculinity?

 

 

 

 

 

Sophie Beaulieu was born in Lyon and spent several years in England and the US. She went back to France to study. She was admitted to the Ecole Normale Supérieure and passed the Agrégation in Linguistics.
Je n’ai pas tué Jesse James is her first produced short film. She now works on a feature length and is preparing another short film on the French upper classes.

 

 

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