Efp Guide ENG
15 November 2018

Xavier

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Xavier

original title:

XAVIER

directed by:

cast:

Thomas Grascoeur, Marco Casoli

screenplay:

producer:

Giovanni Coda, Marco Oppo, Andrea Mascia, Cindy L. Abel

production:

ReindeerCatSolutions, A.c. Labor, Atlanstis Moon Production

country:

Italy/USA

year:

2017

film run:

8'

format:

colour

status:

Ready (04/09/2017)

festivals & awards:

  • Lovers Film Festival 2018: Eventi Speciali
  • Italian Film Festival Cardiff 2017
  • Florence Queer Film Festival 2017
  • Out On Film Festival 2017
  • Iris Prize 2017
  • Pride Film Festival 2017
  • Social Justice Film Festival 2017: Official Selection
  • New Renaissance Film Festival 2017: Film of the Week
  • Omovies Film Festival 2017: Special Mention
  • Festival Des Images Aus Mots (DIAM) 2018: Official Sélection
  • New Renaissance Film Festival 2018: Official Selection - Best Story
  • Columbus International Film & Animations Festival 2018: Official Selection
  • Show Me Justice Film Festival 2018: Official Selection

On April 20, 2017 on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées, the young police office Xavier Jugelé lost his life during a terror attack. His partner Etienne Cardiels gave a moving speech at the state funeral attended by outgoing President Hollande and incoming President Macron. This is the basis for “Xavier.”