Original title: The Forest Director: Arnaud Desplechin Screenplay: Arnaud Desplechin Director of Photography: Irina Lubtchansky Producer: Gilles Sandoz Editor: Laurence Briaud Music: Grégoire Hetzel Country: France Year of production: 2014 Length (min): 82 Language: French Subtitles: Czech Sales: Comédie-Française Section: Profil: Arnaud Desplechin
An adaptation of a play written by the Russian realist Alexander Ostrovsky. The social satire revolves around a dispute about a forest and its clandestine pillaging. Desplechin's first television project was made for Arte TV, cast with actors from the Comédie-Française and set in present times. The Forest complements Desplechin's other work consisting of psychological dramas with a comedy; screened in the Czech Republic for the very first time.