Lost in Transit

Lost in Transit (original title: Tombés du ciel; literally "Fallen from the Sky") is a 1993 French comedy-drama film directed by Philippe Lioret. The film is about a man who loses his passport and spends a couple of days at a Paris airport, where he meets four people in similar circumstances. The film won the Grand Prize at the 6th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival held in February 1995.[2] The film dramatizes the life of Mehran Karimi Nasseri.

Lost in Transit
Film poster
Tombés du ciel
Directed byPhilippe Lioret
Produced byFrédéric Brillion
Gilles Legrand
Enrique Posner
Written byPhilippe Lioret
Michael Ganz
StarringJean Rochefort
Marisa Paredes
Ticky Holgado
Laura del Sol
Music byJeff Cohen
CinematographyThierry Arbogast
Edited byLaurent Quaglio
Distributed byAFMD
Release date
  • September 1993 (1993-09) (San Sebastián)
  • 23 February 1994 (1994-02-23) (France)
Running time
91 minutes
Box office$770.000[1]



Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
San Sebastián International Film Festival Silver Shell for Best Director Philippe Lioret Won
OCIC Award Won
Golden Shell Nominated
Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival Grand Prize Won

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