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La vanité 
Produced by: Bande à part Films, Les Films du poisson, RTS

2015, 75 minutes
Director: Lionel Baier
Actors: Patrick Lapp, Carmen Maura, Ivan Georgiev
Festivals: ACID, Cannes 2015 / Piazza Grande, Locarno 2015 / Festival de Namur 2015 / Festival du nouveau cinéma à Montréal 2015 / Festival du cinéma français à Malaga 2015
Awards: Nominé au Prix Lumières 2016 dans la catégorie meilleur film francophone

Swiss distribution: Frenetic Films
World sales: Wide Management
David Miller wants to end his life. This elderly architect, now ill, doesn’t want to leave anything to chance, so contacts an assisted suicide organization. However, Espe, the woman accompanying him on his quest, doesn’t seem that au fait with the procedures. Meanwhile David tries everything he can think of to convince Tréplev, the Russian prostitute in the next room, to act as witness to his final moments, as required under Swiss law.
Over the course of one night, all three discover that a liking for others – perhaps even love – are curiously tenacious feelings.