Standing Tall
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Standing Tall
Directed by Emmanuelle Bercot
Written by Emmanuelle Bercot, Marcia Romano
Starring Benoît Magimel, Catherine Deneuve, Rod Paradot, Sara Forestier
Theatrical Release date April 01, 2016
Run time 120 min
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Abandoned by his mother (Sara Forestier) at the age of 6, Malony (Rod Paradot) is constantly in and out of juvenile court. An adoptive family grows around this young delinquent: Florence (Catherine Deneuve), a children’s magistrate nearing retirement, and Yann (Benoît Magimel), a caseworker and himself the survivor of a very difficult childhood. Together they follow the boy’s journey and try unfailingly to save him. Then Malony is sent to a stricter educational center, where he meets Tess (Diane Rouxel), a very special young girl who will show him that there are reasons for hope.

WINNER - 2 CESAR AWARDS
Most Promising Actor, Rod Paradot and Best Supporting Actor, Benoît Magimel

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