Toulouse attracts more and more cinema: here are the films shot in the Pink City in 2021

The Toulouse shooting office supported 265 projects in 2021.
The Toulouse shooting office supported 265 projects in 2021. (©Files / Andoni Ospital / Toulouse News)

Toulouse Is it becoming the preferred destination for directors? In its activity report, presented on Monday, March 28, 2022, the Metropolitan Attractiveness Agency announces that the year 2021 was “exceptional” in terms of filming.

The number of shoots up sharply

Over the past year, the film office has supported 265 projects. This is more than double that of 2020 (during this year marked by Covid, 100 projects had been supported).

The increase is also visible in the number of shooting days. In 2021, there are 589 against “only” 174 in 2017; 318 in 2018; 438 in 2019 and 231 in 2020.

six feature films

Among these 265 shoots, there are six professional feature films. Are here :

the course of life

This film that brings together agnes jaoui, Geraldine Nakache and jonathan zacai was filmed from September 27 to October 16. Among the sets we find the Salle du Sénéchal, the National Audiovisual School (ENSAV) and the Place Saint-Sernin.

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Noémie, an experienced screenwriter, is reunited with Vincent, her first childhood love at the film school where he is now the director. Through an extraordinary masterclass where the intimate rubs shoulders with the universal and reality flirts with fiction, Noémie will teach Vincent and his students that the art of writing a screenplay is the art of living passionately.


Director: Frederic Sojcher. Written by Alain Layrac, Tabo Tabo Films – Leto films.


This adaptation of the novel deadly traffics by Pierre Pouchairet brings together the actors sofia essaidi, assaad bouab, kool shen, Nassim Links, Simon Abkarian, Albert Haman and Nicholas Cazale.

Sara, head of the anti-narcotics squad of the Toulouse police, investigates a go-fast between Spain and France, in which her former lover, Raynal, is infiltrated. She quickly discovers that her case is related to the murder of two teenagers in a Parisian hospital, which is in charge of Richard, the head of the local criminal police. Forced to work together to find the killer and stop the speedster, Sara and Richard find themselves embroiled in a fast-paced race against time on the roads of Spain and France as their mutual attraction grows.


For Olivier Marchal, the director, 50 days of shooting were necessary, of which 10 alone in Toulouse. Among the decoration, we will find the Forum des Cordeliers, Hôtel de Pins, Café des Artistes/Daurade, Bibent/Capitole. The film will stream on the Amazon Prime Video platform.

you haven’t seen anything either

Three days of filming took place in Toulouse for this film written and directed by Béatrice Pollet. On the screen we will find Yves d’Acremont, Maud Wyler, gregory colin, Geraldine Nakache and roman kolinka. On the decoration side, the banks of the Garonne, the Valade Island and the CCI will be visible.

Claire and Sophie studied together, they are both lawyers. Claire will be charged with attempted murder of a child under the age of 15. Sophie will make sure to defend her. How did Claire, already a mother of twelve children, not see or feel that she was pregnant again?


At the same time

It will be released in theaters this Wednesday, April 6. This film by Gustave Kervern and Benoît Delépine. In this comedy we find Vincent Macaigne, jonathan cohen, indian hair, VDB sockets or Francois Damian.

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my heroine

Directed by Noémie Lefort, this comedy brings together Chloe Jouanne, pascale arbillot and Luisa Coldefy.

From an early age, Alex has only dreamed of one thing: making movies. But in Rouen, his daily life is far from the glamor of Hollywood. Overprotected by her mother Mathilde de ella, she hopes to enter a prestigious film school in New York. Unfortunately, not everything goes according to plan and her dreams are brutally shattered. Refusing to accept her fate, Alex decides to head to the Big Apple with the help of her eccentric aunt Juliette for a crazy project: give her script to Julia Roberts. Quickly joined by Mathilde, this adventure in New York will mark the beginning of a new phase in their lives for the three women and will bring them closer than ever.



Marion Cotillard, Melvil Poupaud and benjamin sikso stars in this drama directed by Arnaud Desplechin.

A brother and sister in their fifties… Alice is an actress, Louis was a teacher and a poet. They no longer speak and have avoided each other for more than twenty years, but they will meet when their parents die…


A TV movie with André Dussollier

From April 7 to 30, 2021, Jean-Paul Lilienfeld came to the Pink City to shoot Juliet in her bathrooman Art TV movie with Andre Dussollier, Manuel Fleytoux and bruno todeschini. This is an adaptation of a novel written by Metin Arditi.

Ronny Kandiotis, multimillionaire and lover of the arts, is the guest of an important museum, on the occasion of the gift he makes to France of two paintings, one by Gauguin and the other by Munch. That same night, his daughter Lara is kidnapped by a mysterious organization, which demands as ransom the publication of texts that denigrate this supposedly virtuous man, while the media is already actively dealing with the case.


Parmi les décors toulousains et haut-garonnais que nous verrons à l’écran, on retrouve la rue du Taur, l’immeuble Tisséo à Esquirol, le boulevard Lazare Carnot, le Château de Degrés (Gragnague), le château de Paléficat et le Jardin floors.

Three series, a short film and a documentary

In 2021, three series were also shot in the Pink City. We can say tututututuwhich will soon be broadcast on the OCS platform, the would be for France 3 and lies in TF1.

Finally, among these professional shoots, we find Dominican person by Camille Pernin or even AZFthe fiction-documentary series broadcast in France 3.

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