Standing Tall (film)

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Standing Tall
La Tête haute (2015 film).jpg
Film poster
Directed byEmmanuelle Bercot
Produced byFrançois Kraus
Denis Pineau-Valencienne
Written byEmmanuelle Bercot
Marcia Romano
StarringCatherine Deneuve
Rod Paradot
Benoît Magimel
Sara Forestier
Music byÉric Neveux
CinematographyGuillaume Schiffman
Edited byJulien Leloup
France 2 Cinéma
Les Films du Kiosque
Distributed byWild Bunch Distribution
Release date
  • 13 May 2015 (2015-05-13) (Cannes)
  • 13 May 2015 (2015-05-13) (France)
Running time
119 minutes
Budget$6 million [1]
Box office$5.2 million [2]

Standing Tall (French: La Tête haute) is a 2015 French drama film directed by Emmanuelle Bercot. It was selected to open the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[3][4] The film received eight nominations at the 41st César Awards and won two, Best Supporting Actor for Benoît Magimel and Most Promising Actor for Rod Paradot.[5]


Director and stars at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.


Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
César Awards[6] Best Film Nominated
Best Director Emmanuelle Bercot Nominated
Best Actress Catherine Deneuve Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Benoît Magimel Won
Best Supporting Actress Sara Forestier Nominated
Most Promising Actor Rod Paradot Won
Most Promising Actress Diane Rouxel Nominated
Best Original Screenplay Emmanuelle Bercot and Marcia Romano Nominated
Lumières Awards[7] Most Promising Actor Rod Paradot Won
Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario[8] Best Original Screenplay Emmanuelle Bercot and Marcia Romano Nominated


  1. ^ "La Tête haute". JP's Box-Office.
  2. ^ "Standing Tall (La tete haute)". Box Office Mojo.
  3. ^ "La Tête haute by Emmanuelle Bercot to open the 68th Festival de Cannes". Cannes. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Female Director Set to Open 2015 Cannes Film Festival". Little White Lies. Archived from the original on 29 August 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Cesar Awards: Philippe Faucon's Drama 'Fatima' Wins Best Film". Variety. Retrieved 27 February 2015.
  6. ^ "'Golden Years,' 'Marguerite,' 'Dheepan,' 'Mustang' Lead Cesar Nominations". Variety.
  7. ^ "Prix Lumières 2016 : Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse et Mustang en tête des nominations". AlloCiné. 4 January 2016.
  8. ^ "Prix et nominations : Prix Jacques Prévert du Scénario 2016". AlloCiné.

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