Standing Tall
Le Tête haute


United Kingdom

Drama | 2014- released in May 2015 | 120 minutes |




Abandoned by his mother at the age of 6, Malony is constantly in and out of juvenile court. An adoptive family grows around this young delinquent: Florence, a children's magistrate nearing retirement, and Yann, a caseworker and himself the survivor of a very difficult childhood. Together they follow the boy's journey and try unfailingly to save him. Then Malony is sent to a stricter educational center, where he meets Tess, a very special young girl who will show him that there are reasons for hope.



Director : Emmanuelle Bercot
Cast : Rod Paradot, Benoit Magimel, Catherine Deneuve, Sarah Forestier
Awards :
  • César 2016 (French Acaemy awards) best supporting actor for Benoit Magimel
  • César 2016 Best Promising actor for Rod Paradot
Language : France