Uncompleted Song


The Main 5 Mon, Apr 24, 2017 7:05 PM
The Main 5 Tue, Apr 25, 2017 7:10 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Guest Attending:Yes
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:World Cinema
Voice Category:Art in Pictures
Release Year:2015
Runtime:90 min
Print Source:Other Angles Pictures
Christophe Offenstein
Screenwriter:Christophe Offenstein and Stéphanie Murat
Principal Cast:Orelsan
Seydou Doucouré
Claude Urbiztondo Llarch
Paul Minthe
Sophie de Fürst
Filmography:Offenstein (Cinematographer): Tell No One ('06)
Little White Lies ('10)
Blood Ties ('13) Orelsan: Xavier: Diamond Deuklo ('16)


Director Orelsan attending

In this hip-hop comedy, Orelsan and Gringe (playing fictionalized versions of themselves) have turned thirty and watched their dream of becoming famous rappers begin to unravel. Brilliant at laying down a beat and beginning a song, they somehow cannot finish one. After their producers, who have been floating this pair in the studio for too long, threaten to pull the plug, our heroes find themselves with their backs against the proverbial wall - they have 24 hours to release a song in order to get more funding. Despite this threat, these two hilarious losers do pretty much everything but write the song, including smoking, drinking, and wandering around Caen looking for the next cool thing to do. And maybe doing nothing is exactly the right thing to inspire these two to greatness. Featuring a pair of beloved French rappers, Uncompleted Song has been called “An offbeat 8 Mile” by Variety.

Directors’ Biographies

Aurélien Cotentin: Orelsan, aka Aurélien Cotentin, is a French rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor and film director. His albums include Perdu d'avance ('09) and Le chant des sirènes ('11). With Gringe, he formed the French hip hop duo Casseurs Flowters and they have two albums: Orelsan et Gringe sont les Casseurs Flowters ('13) and Uncompleted Song ('15).

Directors’ Biographies

Christophe Hoffenstein: Christophe Hoffenstein was born in 1962 in Fontenay-aux-Roses, France. He has worked his way through cinema as an electrician, chief electrician, operator, chief operator, director of photography, and finally director and producer. His first feature was Alone ('13). Uncompleted Song is his second feature.

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