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François FAVRAT

THE COMPANIONS

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Status: Completed

Director(s): François FAVRAT

Naëlle (Najaa Bensaid) is 17, with an already complicated past behind her. During an integration workshop, Naëlle meets Hélène (Agnès Jaoui), her instructor, who gets her an apprenticeship with a craft guild. Despite her missteps, Naëlle manages to find her way, but not without support from Hélène and from Paul (Pio Marmai), the master craftsman who mentors her. 

Naëlle will carve a place for herself in the fascinating world of stained glass and will realize that the Companions’ values are not just empty words.

The « Compagnons du Devoir » is a French organization of craftsmen and artisans, dating from the Middle Ages when the Companions built the churches and castles of France. Based on apprenticeship, fraternity and ancestral know-how, they provide a traditional craft training to young people from the age of 15. Today, they can be found in 49 countries across five continents.

CAST

Najaa Bensaid, Pio Marmaï, Agnes JAOUI

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Director(s): François FAVRAT
Screenplay: François FAVRAT, Johanne BERNARD
Category Movie: Drama

Production company: Soyouz Films
Production Date: 2021
Date of First Release: 02/23/2022
French Distributor: Wild Bunch Distribution
Country of Origin: France
Language: French

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