Treat Me Like Fire (Joueurs): Maria Monge’s Film at Directors Fortnight (Cannes 2018)

JOUEURS (Treat Me Like Fire), Directed by Maria Monge

Written by Marie Monge
Julien Guetta
with the collaboration of Romain Compingt

Starring Tahar Rahim, Stacy Martin, Karim Leklou, Bruno Wokowitch, Marie Denarnaud, Jean-Michel Correia, Henri-Noël Tabary

When she meets Abel, Ella’s life is turned upside down. Irresistibly drawn to this elusive lover, the young woman discovers the cosmopolitan, underground world of Paris’ gaming circles, where adrenaline and money reign supreme. Their love story, begun as a mere bet, turns into a devouring passion.


Cinematography                          Paul Guilhaume

Editing                                         Francois Quiqueré

Costume Designer                       Virginie Montel

Sound                                         Antoine Basile Mercier

Music                                          Nicolas Becker

Production Designer                    Marion Burger

Produced by                                Michael Gentile

Associate Producer                      David Pierret

Co-Producers                              BAC Films Production

Playtime Production

With the participation of               Canal +, Ciné +

In association with                       Cofimage 29

La Banque Postale 11

With the participation of               Centre National du cinéma et de l’image animé

With the support of                      la Région Ile-de-France



In French with English Subtitles.

Running time: 105 minutes