Festival opening night | Au crépuscule d'une vie

On 17 April 7.30pm at the Théâtre de Marens, discover Au crépuscule d'une vie in the presence of the filmmaker. A beautiful homage to a magnetic woman opens the Festival's 46th edition.

Do not miss Visions du Réel's poetic opening film announcing 9 days of cinema, discovery and, above all, emotion! The screening will take place at 7.30pm at the Théâtre de Marens (via Route Divonne) and will be followed by a reception offered by Visions du Réel, La Mobilière, Swiss Post and SRG SSR.

Au crépuscule d'une vie
by Sylvain Biegeleisen
World premiere
Belgium/Israel | 2015 | 70’
V.O. French S.T. English
Grand Angle section

When the doctor tells him that his mother, in her nineties, does not have long left, Sylvain Biegeleisen visits her every day. Against all the odds, she seems to “decide” to hang around for a while... A luminous film on tenderness as a possible source of youth. 

Friday 17 April
7.30pm Opening night | Théâtre de Marens (via the Route de Divonne) | In the presence of the filmmaker
8.30pm Second screening with audio-description and special subtitles* | Salle Communale

Sunday 19 April 8pm Théâtre de Grand-Champ, Gland

 Trailer | tickets
 → All the film in the Grand Angle section

*In partnership with the Base-Court association, Visions du Réel offers people living with a hearing or visual impairment the opportunity to see the opening film, Au crépuscule d’une vie. Headsets playing an audio-described version, as well as special subtitles will enable this cinema experience.