Anthony Bajon won Best Actor at the Berlin International Film Festival for The Prayer

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Following in the footsteps of Jean Gabin, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Michel Simon, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Piccoli and Jacques Gamblin, the young French actor Anthony Bajon was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival for his performance in Cédric Kahn’s film The Prayer shot by an SBC member, Yves Cape.

In The Prayer, Anthony Bajon plays Thomas, who, in order to treat his drug addiction,  joins an isolated community in the mountains, run by former addicts who cure themselves through prayer. There he will discover friendship, rules, work, love and faith…

Cast: Anthony Bajon, Alex Brendemühl, Damien Chapelle, Louise Grinberg, Hanna Schygulla.

Producers: Les Films du Worso

Length: 1h47

Release date: 21/03/2018

For a full article on Yves Cape’s work for this film, click here.