The Dazzled

Female character wearing a cardigan holding a candle

France | 2019 | 89 min. | Sarah Suco

January 14 - 27, 2022

Tales of Europe

Twelve-year-old Camille, passionate about the circus, has her world turned upside-down when her parents join a restrictive Catholic community that questions her desires, social life, and own goals. To assert her freedoms, and save her younger siblings, she must fight to break the hold the community has on her family.

Camille, 12, passionate about circus, is the eldest of a large family. One day, her parents join a Catholic community, based on sharing and solidarity, in which they fully invest. Gradually, Camille must accept a way of life which questions her desires, social life and own torments. She then begins a fight to get rid of this hold, assert her freedom, and save her brothers and sisters.

  • Original Language Title: Les Éblouis
  • Director: Sarah Suco
  • Principal Cast: Camille Cottin, Eric Caravaca, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Céleste Brunnquell
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2019
  • Running Time: 89 min.
  • Producer: Dominique Besnehard, Michel Feller, Frédéric Brillion
  • Screenplay: Sarah Suco, Nicolas Silhol
  • Cinematographers: Yves Angelo
  • Editors: Catherine Schwartz
  • Music: Laurent Perez del Mar
  • Filmography: Debut Feature Film
  • Language: French