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Lads and Jockeys

Lads and Jockeys

About the Film

In a small village near Paris, 14-year-old boys and girls enter the training center for future lads and jockeys. For these young pupils, the transition between the family environment and this new world is brutal. Though sharing the world of teenagers -- flirting, cell phones and PlayStation -- they enter a world where the comfort of the horses comes before that of the human.
Director: Benjamin Marquet

Cast & Crew

Crew

Director: Benjamin Marquet
Producer: Daniel Marquet
Cinematography: Sebastian Buchmann, Laurent Chalet, and Benjamin Marquet
Editing: Isabelle Devinck and Emanuelle Joly
Sound: Benjamin Laurent

Technical Info

Production Year: 2008
Countries of Production: France
Languages: French
Running Time: 1h 40m
Screen Ratio: 1.85:1
Sound: Dolby Digital
Color: Color
Rating: Unrated

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Detailed Film Info

In a small village near Paris, 14-year-old boys and girls enter the training center for future lads and jockeys. For these young pupils, the transition between the family environment and this new world is brutal. Though sharing the world of teenagers -- flirting, cell phones and PlayStation -- they enter a world where the comfort of the horses comes before that of the human. This documentary film tells the story of Steve, Florian and Flavien during their first year of apprenticeship. It leads to Flavien's first race, which officially puts him in the restricted world of jockeys.

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