Stéphanie Gillard

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  • Release on September 9, 2020
  • Duration: 1h27
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Festival du film francophone d'Angoulême


The female football team L’Olympique Lyonnais has gradually gained a foothold as one of the best teams in the world. From training sessions to international competitions, between moments of doubts and victories, the documentary dives in for the first time at the heart of these exceptional players’ everyday life. An invitation to explore in a new way the place dedicated to women in sport ; for which the values of respect and open-mindedness will become pillars of the evolution towards equality.

About the director

Stéphanie Gillard was born in 1973 in Paris, after studying Law, she pursues a film degree at ESAV in Toulouse, and starts working as un assistant director and production assistant. Thereafter, she produced and directed her first documentary Une Histoire de Ballon, about the Meeting Point of Oral Tradition ans Soccer Culture in Cameroon (aired on : ARte, TV5, France Ô, NHK; Étoile de la SCAM 2007; Special Jury Price at the International Sports Films Festival -- Palermo 2007). She makes a second documentary in 2009, in coproduction with France Ô called Les Petits Princes des Sables (aired on TV5, RTBF; Special Jury Mention for Documentary at the International Pan-African Film Festival of CAnnes 2009; 2nd Jury Price at the Caméra des Champs Film Festival 2010). Stéphanie Gillard continues to develop documentaries while working as a journalist and editor. The Ride is her first feature documentary which will be theatrically released.

  • Director Stéphanie Gillard
  • Director of Photography Jean-Marc Bouzou
  • Sound Yolande Decarsin
  • Sound Marco Pascal
  • Editor Laure Saint Marc
  • 1st assistant operator Margot Thery
  • Production director Elisa Benoist
  • Post-Production Coordinator Alexandre Isidoro
  • Distributor Rouge Distribution
  • Press Officer Stanislas Baudry
  • Producer Rouge International
  • Coproducer Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma
  • Production Rouge international
  • Coproduction Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma
  • France Distributor (Theatrical Release) Rouge Distribution
  • With the participation of Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
  • With the participation of CNC
  • Export / International sales Be For Films
  • With the support of OL Association
  • With the support of Adidas
  • With the support of Hyundai Motor France
  • With the support of Pathé
  • With the support of Sword
  • With the support of Vicat