The Info List - Staying Vertical

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Staying Vertical (French: Rester vertical) is a 2016 French drama film written and directed by Alain Guiraudie. The story follows a filmmaker who has to raise a child (whom he had with a shepherdess) by himself whilst seeking inspiration for his new film.[3][4] The film was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.[5][6]


1 Cast 2 Reception 3 Accolades 4 References 5 External links


Damien Bonnard as Léo India Hair as Marie Raphaël Thiéry as Jean-Louis Christian Bouillette as Marcel Basile Meilleurat as Yoan Laure Calamy as Doctor Mirande

Reception[edit] Review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes reported an approval rating of 65%, based on 23 reviews, with an average score of 6.2/10.[7] On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating, the film has a score of 65 out of 100, based on 17 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[8] Accolades[edit]

Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result

Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or


Queer Palm


César Awards Most Promising Actor Damien Bonnard Nominated

Louis Delluc Prize Best Film


Lumières Awards[9] Best Film


Best Director Alain Guiraudie Nominated

Most Promising Actor Damien Bonnard Won

Best Screenplay Alain Guiraudie Nominated


^ "Assayas, Dumont, Garcia and Guiraudie: Four aces for the Palme d'Or". Cineuropa.  ^ http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?page=intl&id=stayingvertical.htm ^ Rapold, Nicolas (10 May 2016), At Cannes, Balancing the Fresh and the Familiar, The New York Times, retrieved 11 May 2016  ^ "Cannes 2016: Staying Vertical pushes the envelope of human sexuality into every orifice - review". The Telegraph. Retrieved 13 May 2016.  ^ "Cannes 2016: Film Festival Unveils Official Selection Lineup". Variety. Retrieved 14 April 2016.  ^ "2016 Cannes Film Festival Announces Lineup". IndieWire. Retrieved 14 April 2016.  ^ "Staying Vertical (Rester vertical) (2016)". Rotten Tomatoes.  ^ "Staying Vertical". Metacritic.  ^ "Lumières 2017 : "Elle" et "Une vie" en tête des nominations". LCI. 16 December 2016. 

External links[edit]

Staying Vertical on IMDb

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Films directed by Alain Guiraudie

Sunshine for the Poor (2001) That Old Dream That Moves (2001) No Rest for the Brave (2003) Time Has Come (2005) The King of Escape (2009) Stranger by the Lake (2013) Stayi