DirectorAlain Tanner Music directorMichel Wintsch CountryFrance
Release date11 September 1996 (1996-09-11) WriterBernard Comment, Alain Tanner Initial releaseSeptember 11, 1996 (France) CastKarin Viard, Jean-Quentin Châtelain, Cécile Tanner, Antoine Basler, Robert Bouvier ScreenplayAlain Tanner, Bernard Comment Similar moviesRelated Alain Tanner movies
A man (Jerome Robart), his mentor, his wife (Aissa Maiga) and other family members gather to discuss social and political issues.
Fourbi is a 1996 French-Swiss drama film directed by Alain Tanner. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival.
Six years before this story begins, Rosemonde killed a would-be rapist. She was acquitted and returned to working part-time in a Geneva bar. Back in the present, a brand new television station seeks to create a television film about Rosemonde's life. The project is helmed by independent producer Kevin assigns his screen-writing pal Paul to interview Rosemonde and use it for the basis of a fictionalized teleplay. Unfortuantely for him, the taciturn and cynical barmaid wants nothing to do with project and refuses to speak to Paul. This satirical French-Swiss drama follows Paul as he simultaneously attempts to get her story and into her bed. Since Rosemonde refuses to speak to him, Paul decides to pay his ex-lover Marie, a serious stage actress, become the bar maid's friend.