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Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #84. Thomas Lilti’s Un Métier sérieux

Top 200 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2023: #84. Thomas Lilti’s Un Métier sérieux

Un Métier sérieux

Production on Thomas Lilti‘s fifth feature commenced back in February of ’22 in Normandy with a formidable comprised of Vincent Lacoste, François Cluzet, Louise Bourgoin, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Lucie Zhang, William Lebghil and Bouli Lanners. Having built his filmography around worlds with white coats or institution-themed films, it comes as no surprise that Un Métier sérieux (aka A Real Job) features a dramedy that revolves around the notion of training for the next level. Our money is on the cast here.

Gist: Benjamin, a PhD student without a scholarship, accepts a contract professorship in a college. Without training or experience, faced with a weakened institution, he discovered the difficulties of this profession.

Release Date/Prediction: We have this down as a Locarno title with a domestic release set for September in France.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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