Simon works as psychologist in human resources department of petrochemical corporation. When Management gets him to investigate one of the factory’s executives, Simon’perception goes disturbingly chaotic and cloudy. The experience affects his body, his mind, his personal life and his sensibility. The calm assurance that made him such a rigorous technician starts to falter. —IMDb
Born 1954 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. He has made numerous portrait films about musicians, among others Ravi Shankar. In 1995, he started a theatre company together with the screenwriter Elisabeth Perceval. They have since worked together in both theatre and film, e.g. Paria (2000), The Wound (2004) and Hearbeat Detector (2007). —Copenhagen International Filmfestival
This is a fine film, with a chilling atmosphere. This movie made me recollect a certain unsettling quote by the Joker: "You know what I've noticed? Nobody panics when things go 'according to plan.' Even if the plan is horrifying! If, tomorrow, I tell the press that, like, a gang banger will get shot, or a truckload of soldiers will be blown up, nobody panics, because it's all 'part of the plan.'" ...Scary stuff.
A discussion with the co-directors of Low Life, a poignant story of young people loving against the law in modern France.