It was obviously before the fire that ravaged the cathedral that Valérie Donzelli turned this hectic life of Maud Crayon into one. “I wanted to find something happy again, to reconnect with comedy,” says the actress and director.
During the Feast of St. Nicholas, a friendly country is invited to come and share its culture. This year, it is Luxembourg, which in June 2019 included its own Saint-Nicolas celebrations in its Intangible Cultural Heritage.
“If I were completely pessimistic, I wouldn’t make films,” says the filmmaker, who has written a heartbreaking work, “Gloria Mundi”, where two cultures, two generations, the solidarity of the elderly and the selfishness of the youngest collide.