From The Distrib Films Collection

Directed by Alex Lutz

101 minutes / Color
French / English subtitles
Release: 2019
Copyright: 2017

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Gauthier (Tom Dingler), a young journalist, finds a letter suggesting he might be the son of Guy Jamet (Alex Lutz in a César award-winning performance), a 72-year-old French pop singer who was famous from the 60’s to the 80’s. As the old-time singer embarks on a tour to promote his newly released covers album, Gauthier follows his maybe-biological father under the pretext of filming a documentary about Guy’s career.

Starring and directed by French filmmaker and comic Alex Lutz, GUY is a witty, warmhearted mockumentary about a seventy-something pop star who has seen better days and a son's attempt to retrace the life of the father he never knew. Screened during the Cannes Critics' Week, it’s a good-humored tour de force and audience pleaser.



“A sparkling, ironic salute to age and passing time.” —Hollywood Reporter

“This mockumentary develops a singular comic energy, but never without finesse.” —Positif Magazine

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