Even Lovers Get The Blues

A Film by Laurent Micheli

Synopsis

Ana is sleeping with Hugo, Dalhia with Graciano, Léo with Louis, and Arthur with everyone. Parties and love affairs lead to heart searching, deep desires and the craving to live life to the full. EVEN LOVERS GET THE BLUES draws the portrait of the love and sexual lives of disenchanted and passionate young people.

Director

  • Picture of Laurent Micheli © Laurent Micheli

    Laurent Micheli

    Laurent Micheli was born in Brussels. He studied dramatic interpretation at INSAS (Belgium), and has been performing for almost ten years now in theatre and cinema. His desire to create his own projects soon led him to stage directing and then to the making of his first feature-length film: EVEN LOVERS GET THE BLUES. He recently graduated from the Screenwriting Workshop of the Fémis (France) and is currently working on his next film project.

Awards + Festivals

  • *CRITICS AWARD*
    31st FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM FRANCOPHONE DE NAMUR (FIFF) (Official SELECTION, Namur, Belgium) September 29, 2016
  • 18th BE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Belgium)December 22, 2016
  • *AWARD FOR THE MOST CHALLENGING FILM*
    2nd INDIE-LINCS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincoln, United Kingdom)March 16, 2017
  • 33rd WICKED QUEER: THE BOSTON LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Massachusetts, USA)March 30, 2017
  • CINEMA AT THE EDGE (CATE) FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Santa Monica, CA, USA)April 27, 2017
  • 8th THE WE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Netherlands)May 13, 2017
  • *SPECIAL MENTIO OF THE JURY*
    12th TLVFEST - THE TEL AVIV INTERNATIONAL LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Section, Tel Aviv, Israel)June 1, 2017
  • 1st PORTOVIEJO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ecuador)June 1, 2017
  • 16th TRANSILVANIA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj Napoca, Romania)June 2, 2017
  • *BEST DIRECTOR AWARD*
    1st JIM THORPE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jim Thorpe, PA, USA)June 8, 2017
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD FOR BEST INT’L FEATURE*
    19th FILMOUT SAN DIEGO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, San Diego, CA, USA)June 9, 2017
  • 31st FESTIVAL DU FILM DE CABOURG (Official Selection, Cabourg, France)June 14, 2017
  • 30th CINEMA JOVE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Valencia, Spain)June 17, 2017
  • 15th ISCHIA FILM FESTIVAL (Competitive section "feature films", Italy)June 24, 2017
  • 20th REVELATION PERTH INT’L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Perth, Australia)July 6, 2017
  • 6th MICGÉNERO – INT’L FILM FESTIVAL WITH GENDER PERSPECTIVE (Official Selection, México City, México)August 3, 2017
  • 7th DURBAN GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, South Africa)August 25, 2017
  • 4th FICLAPAZ - LA PAZ INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bolivia)September 6, 2017
  • *BEST FEATURE - FOREIGN AWARD*
    3rd ANOTHER INDEPENDENT INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA)September 22, 2017
  • 30th OUT ON FILM - ATLANTAS'S LGBT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Georgia, USA)September 28, 2017
  • 19th THESSALONIKI INT'L LGBTIQ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Greece)September 29, 2017
  • 11th BUFFALO INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Buffalo, NY, USA)October 6, 2017
  • *BEST FICTION FEATURE FILM*
    3rd BANGKOK THAI INT'L FILM FESTIVAL October 15, 2017
  • 51st HOF INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Germany)October 24, 2017
  • 12th PORNFILMFESTIVAL BERLIN (Official Selection, Berlin, Germany)October 24, 2017
  • SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARS (San José, Costa Rica)October 25, 2017
  • 6th EVOLUTION MALLORCA INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (EMIFF) (Official Selection, Palma de Mallorca, Spain)October 26, 2017
  • 2nd CUCIF - CUZCO UNDERGROUND CINEMA FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cuzco, Peru)November 8, 2017
  • 3rd SIFW - SIERRA INT'L FILM WEEKEND (Official Selection, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia)November 17, 2017
  • 4th PHNOM PENH INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Phnom Penh, Cambodia)November 20, 2017
  • 3rd VANCOUVER ALTERNATIVE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Vancouver, Canada)November 22, 2017
  • 2nd IBIZACINEFEST 2018 (Official Selection, Spain)January 23, 2018
  • 21st ROZE FILMDAGEN - AMSTERDAM LGBTQ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Netherlands)March 8, 2018
  • 2nd FESCISA - SAN ANTONIO INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ecuador)April 3, 2018
  • *BEST DRAMA NARRATIVE FEATURE*
    9th NEW YORK CITY INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, NY, USA)May 7, 2018
  • 13th HOBOKEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, NJ, USA)May 18, 2018
  • 3rd QUEER FILM FESTIVAL MUNICH (Official Selection, Germany)October 17, 2018

Trailer

Crew

Screenplay
Laurent Micheli
Producer
Camille Meynard, Grenade Anton Iffland Stettner, Eva Kuperman, Stenola Productions.
Director
Laurent Micheli
Director of Photography
Olivier Boonjing, Tristan Galand
Art Direction
Catherine Cosme
Costume Design
Catherine Cosme
Sound
Alexis Auffray, Pierre Berneron, Enzo Tibi, Lucas Lecomte
Editor
Nicolas Bier, Julie Naas
Sound Design
Simon Jamar
Music
Ségolène Neyroud, Raphaël Venin

Details

Running Time
95 mins
Shooting Format
2K
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD), Scope
Aspect Ratio
2:35
Sound
5.1 & Stereo

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

aug&ohr medien
Markus Kaatsch
Riemannstraße 21
D-10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 61620068

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Stenola Productions
9A Rue des chartreux,
1000 Brussels, Belgium

+322 (0) 503 34 51

info@stenola.eu
http://stenola.eu/

DIRECTOR

Laurent Micheli
micheli.laurent@gmail.com