La Sève

Switzerland | 2016 | 13 minutes | Manon Goupil

A young girl covets her older sister's boyfriend from the shadows in this nuanced anti-love story.

Director Biography

Born in 1993 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Manon Goupil grew up abroad. After completing literary secondary school and the Atelier de Sèvres, she joined the ECAL in film section in 2012 where she directed "Ton ombre" in 2015 and "La Sève" in 2016.

  • Original Language Title: La Sève
  • Director: Manon Goupil
  • Principal Cast: Maia Catsaros, Laetitia de Fombelle, Antonin Schopfer, Sara-Lise Salomon Maufroy
  • Premiere Status: North American
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 13 minutes
  • Producer: Nouvelle Tribu
  • Screenplay: Manon Goupil
  • Cinematographers: Pierre-Hubert Martin
  • Editors: Lucas Marchina
  • Awards: Locarno 2016 (Best Swiss Newcomer Award)
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • Format: DCP, .MOV (Quicktime)
  • International Sales: CUT-UP GmbH

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