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Vernon Subutex

Vernon Subutex

Cathy Verney

26.06 BOZAR 19:00
Fiction . 3 X 30' . France . 2019 . French / ST : EN

Vernon Subutex, an unemployed record store clerk and mythical figure of the rock scene of the 90’s finds himself on the street. As he disappears into the fabric of the city, he becomes the most sought after man in Paris. The series is adapted from the novels Vernon Subutex Volumes 1 and 2, written by Virginie Despentes (Editions Grasset).


Cathy Verney

Benjamin Dupas (based on novels of Virginie Despentes “Vernon Subutex – Tome 1 et 2” published in France by Grasset Editions )


Romain Duris

Céline Sallette

Laurent Lucas

Flora Fischbach

Philippe Rebbot

Florence Thomassin

Juana Acosta

Emilie Gavois-Kahn

Athaya Mokonzi

Julie Fournier

Iman Amara-Korba

Eloy Ferri

Calypso Valois

Gaelle Jeantet

Inès Rau

Charles Templon

Lena Breban

Jacques Bouanich

Adèle Wismes


Cathy Verney

Benjamin Dupas (The series is adapted from Vernon Subutex Volumes 1 and 2 written by Virginie Despentes/Editions Grasset.)


David Chizallet


Laurent Cercleux

George-Henri Mauchant

Vincent Guillon

Eric Bonnard


Low Entertainement


Camille Toubkis

Lilian Corbeille


Je Films & Tetra Media Fiction


Studio Canal

Cathy Verney

Cathy Verney-réal2

Cathy Verney starts her career in the theatre as part of Eric Ruf’s compagnie d’EDVIN(e). She then performs in various collective pieces on the national stage (L’Avantage du doute…). In 2008, she directs the short film Comme le temps passe which wins the audience award at the Festival de Clermont-Ferrand. The same year she creates the series Hard for Canal+, a comedy on the porn business, and writes and directs seasons 1 and 2 (award for best directing at the Fiction Festival in Rome). Between 2014 and 2016, she writes and directs a number of episodes for seasons 7 and 9 of the series Fais pas çi, fais pas ça for France 2. Then she co-writes and directs the series Vernon Subutex for Canal+, adapted from the novel by Virginie Despentes, which opened the festival de Canneseries in April 2019. In 2016, she runs a workshop for the FEMIS course “Ecriture et creation de series” and in 2018-2019 she chaired the commission of the Fond d’Aide à l’Innovation Audiovisuelle du CNC.


2018 : VERNON SUBUTEX (TV Series) (9 episodes)

2016 : FAIS PAS ÇI, FAIS PAS ÇA (Saison 9, épisode 3 et 4)

2014 : FAIS PAS ÇI, FAIS PAS ÇA (Saison 7, épisode 2 et 4)

2011 : HARD – SAISON 2

25′. Super 16′. Prix du public et Prix du rire au festival de Clermont-Ferrand 2010. Grand Prix
du festival européen de Lille 2011. Diffusion France 2.

2008 : HARD – SAISON 1
Prix de la meilleure réalisation au festival Roma Fiction 2008

8′. 35mm. Diffusion France 2

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