The Super 8 Years

MENA premiere (Middle East and North Africa)

France | French | Color | 60 m
Subtitles: English, Arabic

Home videos shot by Ernaux and her family from 1972 to 1981 and feeds into the themes of her work over the past 60 years.


Annie Ernaux, David Ernaux-Briot

Bio: After studying science, he decided to focus on scientific journalism and contributed to specialized TV programs such as E=M6 and C’EST PAS SORCIER. He wrote and directed the mini-series THÉ TRE DES MACHINES, CORPUS, ART ET SPORT for the platforms Universcience and CANOPE. THE SUPER 8 YEARS is his first feature-length documentary. The author of some twenty works of fiction and memoir, Annie Ernaux is considered by many to be France’s most important literary voice. She won The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2022. Recently, two of her books were adapted into award-winning films: Simple Passion by Danielle Abrid (Cannes Label 2020) ; The Happening by Audrey Diwan (Venice Golden Lion 2021).