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Olivier Nakache - Éric Toledano

Directors - Guests of honor 2024


• Le Sens de la fête : Wednesday, 3rd of April - 7:00pm


Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache began their collaboration with their short film Les Petits Souliers (1999), selected at Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival. In 2004, Gérard Depardieu joined Jean-Paul Rouve for their first feature film, Je préfère qu'on reste amis. For their second feature, they adapted their short film Ces Jours Heureux (2002), which became the critical and public success Nos Jours Heureux. They then expanded their filmography in 2009 with the social comedy Tellement Proches. In 2011, the worldwide phenomenon Intouchables (François Cluzet and Omar Sy), opened to over 19 million admissions in France and 32 million abroad. The duo reunited with Omar Sy in 2014 for Samba, a comedy-drama starring Charlotte Gainsbourg. In 2017, Le Sens de la Fête, a choral comedy with an original cast led by Jean-Pierre Bacri, received 10 César nominations.

They returned in 2019 with Hors Normes (Vincent Cassel and Reda Kateb). The film received a standing ovation as Cannes Film Festival's "last screening", and also won the 2020 César des lycéens. They then signed 2 seasons of their first series, En Thérapie, broadcast on Arte (2021, 2022), and in 2022 launched their first TV show, Les Rencontres du Papotin, on France 2. On October 18, 2023, their latest film, Une Année Difficile (A Difficult Year), was released, starring Pio Marmaï, Noémie Merlant, Jonathan Cohen and Mathieu Amalric, among others.

Carte blanche Olivier Nakache & Éric Tolédano


  • 2023 Une année difficile (feature film)
  • 2021 - 2022 En Thérapie (TV series)
  • 2019 Hors Normes (feature film)
  • 2017 Le sens de la fête (feature film)
  • 2014 Samba (feature film)
  • 2011 Intouchables (feature film)
  • 2009 Tellement Proches (feature film)
  • 2006 Nos jours heureux (feature film)
  • 2004 Je préfère qu’on reste amis (feature film)
  • 2002 Ces jours heureux (short film)
  • 1999 Les petits souliers (short film)