The Family Project

The Demailly family have lived in the same area of Paris for over a century. Filmmaker Peter Bromley captures the lives of this working class family at a time of political, social and cultural changes in French society. His film asks what does it mean to be French today?

  • Peter Bromley
    Director
    Various Songs: Pete Fij & Terry Bickers
  • Ranna McArdle
    Producer
    Various Songs: Pete Fij & Terry Bickers
  • Demailly Family
    Key Cast
    "Themselves"
  • Peter Bromley
    Camera
    Various Songs: Pete Fij & Terry Bickers
  • Claude Bromley
    Camera
    Various Songs: Pete Fij & Terry Bickers
  • Andreas Charalambides
    Sound
  • Tarquin Calver
    Music
  • Audrey McIlwain
    Music
  • Justine Beckett
    Editor
    Various Songs: Pete Fij & Terry Bickers
  • Alex O'Brien
    Colourist
    The Mill Soho
  • Production
    Production
    Various Songs: Pete Fij & Terry Bickers
  • Lilly Black
    Post Production Coordinator
    Charles Hayward Recorded
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    50 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 10, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    40,000 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    France
  • Country of Filming:
    France
  • Language:
    English, French
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Amsterdam Lift-Off Film Festival 2019

    Netherlands
    October 12, 2019
    Official Selection
  • Deptford X Arts Festival 2019

    United Kingdom
    October 30, 2019
  • Ethnografilm Paris Festival 2020

    France
    April 14, 2020
    Official Selection
  • APOX Documentary Film Festival 2020

    Croatia
    October 4, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Tokyo International Short Film Festival 2021

    Japan
    September 1, 2021
    Best Feature Documentary Award
  • New York Tri-State International Film Festival 2021

    United States
    September 7, 2021
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • 1968 Film Group
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights, Video on Demand
Director Biography - Peter Bromley

Le Projet Familial: Documentary 2020 – 50 Minutes
Deux Hommes Dans Rouen: Documentary 2019 – 25 Minutes

Various Songs: Pete Fij & Terry Bickers: Documentary 2014 – 60 minutes
Official Selection: New British Film Festival Moscow 2014
Official Selection: Brighton Film Festival 2014
Official Selection: Sonar Music Festival Reykjavik 2015

On The Somme: Documentary 2014 – 35 minutes
Official Selection: Imperial War Museum Film Festival 2014
Shortlisted for the IWM Creative Prize 2014
Official Selection: Bradford City of Film 2014
Official Selection: Centenaire de la Grande Guerre Albert France 2014

Charles Hayward Recorded: Documentary 2007 – 60 minutes
Official Selection: Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival 2007
Official Selection: Marseille Festival of Documentary Film 2008
Official Selection: Deptford X Arts Festival 2008

A Film about Artist Chris Cooper: Documentary 2003 – 30 minutes
Official Selection: The East End Film Festival London 2003
Official Selection: London Short Film Festival 2003
Official Selection: Deptford X Festival London 2004

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