Jappeloup is a 2013 Canadian-French film directed by Christian Duguay. In January 2014, Lou de Laâge was nominated for the Most Promising Actress award at the 39th César Awards.[3]

Directed byChristian Duguay
Written byGuillaume Canet
Based onCrin Noir
by Karine Devilder
Produced byLudi Boeken
Pascal Judelewicz
Romain Le Grand
Frédérique Dumas
Geneviève Lemal
Chica Benadava
Walid Chammah
Florian Genetet-Morel
Joe Iacono
Lyse Lafontaine
StarringGuillaume Canet
Marina Hands
Daniel Auteuil
CinematographyRonald Plante
Edited byRichard Marizy
Music byClinton Shorter
Distributed byPathé Distribution
Release date
  • 13 March 2013 (2013-03-13)
Running time
130 minutes
Budget$26.7 million
Box office$14.8 million[2]


Based on a real story, in the early 1980s, Pierre Durand, Jr. gives up on his career as a lawyer and turns to professional show jumping.[1][4] He purchases Jappeloup de Luze (1975-1991) from Henry Delage [fr].[1][4] He loses at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, but wins at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.[1][4]


Critical receptionEdit

It was shown at the COLCOA film festival in Los Angeles, California in 2013.[5]

For The Hollywood Reporter, the film offers "a rather classic mix of stunts and sentiment before galloping ahead to its stirring equine finale."[6]


  1. ^ a b c d "Jappeloup". Premiere.fr. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Jappeloup (2013)". Jpbox-office.com. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Berenice Bejo, Lea Seydoux, Roman Polanski Among France's Cesar Awards Nominees". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  4. ^ a b c "Jappeloup". Pathefilms.com. Retrieved 30 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-17. Retrieved 2013-04-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ Jordan Mintzer (15 March 2013). "Jappeloup: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 30 September 2017.

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