The yellow jersey

Short film, fiction, 2014

Synopsis: A 75-year-old man stops one evening to pick up gas at the “Yellow jersey”, a little road restaurant isolated on the last turns of a mountain pass. During the Tour de France in 1960, he had his hour of glory, but also the biggest failure of his life there.

The meeting with Lucien the boss and his friend Clara is going to make him think about his past and lead him towards the summit.

Director : Jacques Jousseaume

Duration: 25 min

Shooting:  from the 28th of April to the 3rd of May in the Pyrenees.

With the support of the Aquitaine Region, Pyrénées-Atlantiques Department, TV7, Adami.

Festival: Festival Européen du Film Court de Brest

Georges Strener: Georges Claisse
Clara: Elizabeth Bourgine
Lucien: Bernard Blancan