Under the fig tree

A film by Anne-Marie Etienne, 2012

Genre: Drama

Languages: French

Format: 1 :1.85

Sound: Dolby Digital

Running time: 92 min

Countries: France, Luxembourg, Belgium

Year: 2012




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Selma, long-time widow, humble family background, makes money by being a fortune-teller three nights a week in the «Café Voyance».

Someday, Selma learns that she’s very sick, her friend Nathalie decided to rent a house, next to La Meuse in Luxembourg, for the summer and to go there with Selma, and other friends. All together under the fig tree, they slowly understand that they are not helping Selma to die peacefully as they thought, but she is helping them to live.



Director: Anne-Marie Etienne
Image: Philippe Guibert
Sound : Alain Sironval
Decors : François Dickes
Costumes : Isabelle Dickes




Selma : Gisèle Casadesus
Nathalie : Anne Consigny
Jöelle : Marie Kremer
Christophe : Jonathan Zaccaï
Agathe : Claire Blanquet
Aurélie : Chloé Imbert
Ninon : Nina Baldo
Zoé : Manon Lemaire


Produced by Mact Productions (Martine De Clermont-Tonnerre), Tarantula Luxembourg (Donato Rotunno) and Tarantula Belgique (Joseph Rouschop)


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Festival du Film de Cabourg 2012
Compétition officielle

Festival du Film Francophone d'Angoulême

Festival du Film Francophone de Namur 2012

Festival Discovery Zone à Luxembourg 2013

Festival du Cinéma Belge de Moustier 2013