13/1 | 13:30 | Close Enemies

Belgium, France/2018
David Oelhoffen


Driss and Manuel are two childhood friends who end up taking opposite paths: Manuel chose to embrace the thug life, while Driss becomes a cop. When Manuel’s biggest deal goes terribly wrong, the two men meet again and come to realize they both need each other to survive in their worlds.

David Oelhoffen

Jeanne Aptekman, David Oelhoffen

Director of Photography
Guillaume Deffontaines

Film Editing
Anne-Sophie Bion

Marc Du Pontavice, Margaux Balsan

Production Company
One World Films

Matthias Schoenaerts, Reda Kateb, Adel Bencherif, Sofiane Zermani


David Oelhoffen
Director's Biography
David Oelhoffen

David Oelhoffen, born in 1968, is a French film director and screenwriter. His debut feature In Your Wake premiered in the International Critics' Week of the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. His second feature, Far from Men (2014), based on the short story The Guest by Albert Camus, premiered at the 71st Venice International Film Festival where it won three awards.