Philippe Petit

Films in our catalogue

BEATING SUN

Max doesn’t dream of making green walls for five-star hotels. Tenacious landscaper, committed but cornered, he fights to create a wild garden, without fence, in the heart of downtown Marseille: a plant area open to all. After years of rejection, his (...)

Biography

Philippe Petit is a French writer-director and actor. Resident at the Villa Médicis in 2016, he directed short and medium-length films, selected in many festivals including Primes de Match, Digital Cut, Buffer Zone, etc. as well as documentaries like Danger Dave or more recently Grand Appartement.
He has collaborated as an actor with various filmmakers, from Quentin Dupieux to Mia Hansen Love, or more recently Thierry de Peretti and Rabah Ameur Zaïmeche. In 2022, he finished Beating sun, a feature-length fiction film, produced by Frédéric Dubreuil for Envie de Tempête as well as Brains, a self-fiction.