ThoseHappy Days (Ces Jours Heureux), the second feature film from Eric Toledano and OlivierNakeche, won the audience choice award at the tenth annual City Of Lights, CityOf Angels (COLCOA) French Film Festival in Los Angeles which closed on Sunday.
Thefilm, which had its world premiere at COLCOA, stars Jean-Paul Rouve as a manrecalling the summer jobs of his youth running a summer camp in the south ofFrance and the daily difficulties of managing 80 kids and ten camp counselors.Marilou Berry and Julie Fournier co-star.
Thewriter-directors met at a summer camp themselves and started a friendship thatwould lead to a short film of Those Happy Days and their first feature Je Prefere Qu'On Reste Amis starring Rouve and Gerard Depardieu, which was released in2005.
Thefeature of Those Happy Days isscheduled to open in France on June 28. Roissy Films is handling internationalsales.