The actor returned to directing after Everyone Standing, released in 2018.
Three years after its first realization Everyone standing, in which he gives the reply to Alexandra Lamy, Franck Dubosc go back behind the camera with Rumba life, a comedy about dance.
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Both director and actor, Dubosc embodies in Rumba life the character of Tony, in his fifties, a withdrawn school bus driver, who lives alone after having abandoned wife and child twenty years earlier. Shaken by a heart attack, he finds the courage to face his past and enroll incognito in the dance class led by his daughter, whom he has never known, with the aim of (re) conquering her and give meaning to his life.
It is Louna Espinosa who will lend his features to the daughter of this solitary driver, while Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Marie-Philomène Nga and Karina Marimon will play the secondary characters. Catherine Jacob and Michel Houellebecq will also be in the credits.
Rumba life is dated for January 19 and is part of the selection of the Alpe d’Huez festival 2022. The comedy is revealed in a first trailer: