Jalil cannot believe it. The day he wins the final of the TV game “Mr. Average”, a wonderful young woman falls into his arms and his life starts to look like a dream come true. So how could he have imagined that his new beloved Claire is a young actress whose mission is to deceive him through seduction and then share her life with him.
However for the actress, the challenge turns out to be more difficult than she originally thought. While living the lie, she starts to get very confused about her convictions and her feelings…
After THOMAS IN LOVE director Pierre-Paul Renders directs this satirical romantic comedy about our society and the role that stereotypes, love and marketing play in it. Our Mr Average is by no means … average!
Palm Springs IFF
Tallinn Black Nights FF
Taipei Golden Horse FF
Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Luxembourg
Renders is the author of La tendresse, one of the Sept péchés capitaux (collective Belgian full-length film, 1992, selected at the Critics Week in Venice in 1992). In 1993-1994, he directed several episodes of the television show Double Sept for the French-speaking Belgian television channel RTBF- Charleroi and acquired some experience as assistant-director in fiction, advertising and documentaries and directed actors for a television series. He wrote four documentaries for Médecins sans Frontières Belgique (Doctors without borders) between 1996 and 1998: Crise du Kivu, Paroles sans Frontières, Urgence Soudan and Sommeil Trompeur.
In early 2000 he completed his first full-length fiction film Thomas est amoureux (Thomas is in love, based on a script by Philippe Blasband).