In The House reunites celebrated director Francois Ozon (Swimming Pool, Potiche) with Fabrice Luchini (Potiche) who stars opposite Kristin Scott Thomas (The English Patient, No Where Boy), Emmanuelle Seigner (The Diving Bell and The Butterfly, La Vie en Rose), Denis Ménochet (Inglourious Basterds) and newcomer Ernst Umhauer.
16 year old Claude (Umhauer) befriends one of his classmates and begins writing stories about his friend’s family.
Impressed with the writing of this unusual and gifted student, his jaded tutor (Luchini) rediscovers a passion for teaching and begins advising him on how to make them better.
However the student’s stories spark a series of uncontrollable events that will change the lives of everyone involved.
In The House received its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival where it was awarded the Prize of the International Critics (FIPRESCI Prize) for Special Presentations.
The film was also awarded the Golden Shell prize at the Sans Sebastian International Film Festival with Ozon winning the jury prize for best screenplay.
Starring: Kristin Scott Thomas, Fabrice Luchini, Emmanuelle Seigner, Denis Ménochet
In The House is released 29th March