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by Claire Denis


Paris 1995. A wave of public transport strikes paralyse the city in November and December. Laure decides to go and stay with her fiancé, François, a doctor. While stuck in traffic, she decides to give a lift to a hitchhiker. They are immediately attracted to each other and decide to spend the night together.

international title: Friday Night
original title: Vendredi soir
country: France
sales agent: Pathé International
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Claire Denis
film run: 90'
release date: FR 11/09/2002, CH 11/09/2002, BE 20/11/2002, UK 22/08/2003
screenplay: Emmanuèle Bernheim, Claire Denis
cast: Vincent Lindon, Valérie Lemercier
cinematography by: Agnès Godard
film editing: Nelly Quettier
art director: Katia Wyszkop
costumes designer: Catherine Leterrier, Judy Shrewsbury
music: Dickson Hinchliffe
production: Arena Films
distributor: BAC Films, Pathé Films AG, Alternative Films, Tartan Distribution, Filmmuseum Distributie
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