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by Ursula Meier


An empty highway extends out as far as the eye can see in the middle of a quiet and barren landscape. Built many years ago it has remained unused and is slowly decaying. Just a few meters from the fencing where the tarmac is shot through with green, stands a lonely house with a little garden. In this house lives a family. Then summer begins, and work starts again: the highway is to be put into use…

international title: Home
original title: Home
country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
sales agent: Memento Films International
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Ursula Meier
release date: FR 29/10/2008, BE 12/11/2008, IT 30/01/2009, RO 05/06/2009, DE 25/06/2009, PT 02/07/2009, GR 09/07/2009, UK 07/08/2009, AT 04/09/2009
screenplay: Ursula Meier, Antoine Jaccoud, Raphaëlle Valbrune-Desplechin
cast: Isabelle Huppert, Olivier Gourmet, Kacey Mottet Klein, Madeleine Budd, Adélaïde Leroux
cinematography by: Agnès Godard
film editing: Susana Rossberg, Susana Rossberg
art director: Ivan Niclass
costumes designer: Anna Van Brée, Anna Van Bré
producer: Thierry Spicher, Elena Tatti
production: Box Productions, Archipel 35, Need Productions, RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse, SRG SSR, France 3 Cinéma, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française
backing: Wallimage
distributor: Filmcoopi, Diaphana Distribution, Lumière, Teodora Film, Independenta Film, Arsenal Filmverleih, Atalanta Filmes, Soda Pictures, Polyfilm Verleih
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