The Candidate: The Rise of Emmanuel Macron

The Candidate: The Rise of Emmanuel Macron

Kandidát: Vzestup Emmanuela Macrona

  • Yann l'Hénoret
  • France
  • 2017, 112 min
Photography: Yann l'Hénoret
Producer, Co-producer: Justine Planchon (Troisième Oeil Productions)
Color: Colour
Language: French

Shot in the style of traditional observational documentaries, The Candidate takes a behind-the-scenes look at the election campaign of the current French president Emmanuel Macron. But the camera focuses not just on his flashy façade – it mainly looks at how it was created with the help of various advisors and spin doctors.


French documentarian Yann L’Hénoret (1970) previously worked primarily for television, where he directed the film In the Shadow of Teddy Riner (2016), a portrait of the two-time Olympic champion in judo.

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Festival edition: 2017
Sections: Special Event
Premiere Type: World Premiere
Exhibition format: DCP
Subtitle languages: English
Simultaneous interpreting: EN, CZ
29.10.2017DKO II 13:00
28.10.2017DKO I 19:30


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