Night Shift – World premiere at this year’s Berlinale
The Berlin Film Festival has added a world premiere - special screening of Anne Fontaine’s Night Shift (Police), starring Omar Sy and Virginie Efira.
This year marks the 70th edition of Berlin International Film Festival and will be take place from 20 February to 1 March 2020.
The Berlin Film Festival and European Film Market (EFM - a film trade fair held simultaneously to the Berlinale) - are attended by around 20,000 professionals from over 130 countries. More than 4200 journalists produce media coverage in over 110 countries.
Based on a novel by Hugo Boris, Night Shift (Police) focuses on three Parisian police officers charged with driving a stranger back to the border. However, Virginie (Efira) realizes their prisoner will most likely be killed upon return to his country and so goes about attempting to convince her fellow officers to release him.
The protagonists of Night Shift, Anne Fontaine’s new film, with Omar Sy playing a dramatic role, are torn between desires and fears.
Along with Sy, Virginie Efira and Grégory Gadebois complete a trio of policemen and - women who represent a fascinating cross-section of French society.
Prorom will release Night Shift in 2020 in Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Slovakia.