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by Delphine Gleize


It's an unusual friendship, considering that David is 50 and Romain is 13. David, a professor of dermatology passionate about his profession, has been treating Romain and operating on him since he was two years old. Afflicted with a rare genetic disorder, Romain must be protected from daylight. He is a "moon child." It seems that nothing could separate them, until one day David is granted an unexpected transfer. How can he tell Romain that he is leaving? The day of separation draws nearer, bringing new challenges for each of them to face.

international title: The Moon Child
original title: La Permission de minuit
country: France, Belgium
sales agent: Wild Bunch International
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Delphine Gleize
film run: 110'
release date: FR 02/03/2011
screenplay: Delphine Gleize
cast: Vincent Lindon, Emmanuelle Devos, Caroline Proust, Nathalie Boutefeu, Quentin Challal, Laurent Capelluto, Solène Rigot, Maxime Renard
cinematography by: Crystel Fournier
film editing: François Quiqueré
art director: Antoine Platteau
costumes designer: Pierre-Yves Gayraud
music: Éric Neveux, Bless
producer: Jérôme Dopffer
production: Les Productions Balthazar, France 3 Cinéma, Studio 37, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge Francophone, Frakas Productions
distributor: Rezo Films
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