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From the page to the screen

A short film script is read in public before the screening of the film by Roxane Bret and Camille Dochez, Talents Adami Cinéma 2023, and directed by the director and scriptwriter Jean-Baptiste Durand.
In partnership with ADAMI

Reading-projection followed by a meeting with the director and actors

Monday 22 January - 2.15 pm - Centre de Congrès - Free entrance

Noée dans la tempête
France - 2019 - Fiction - 23’ - VOF
Scriptwriter and director
Mathilde Chavanne
Aurora Films

Noée is 15 and she's hanging in there. All alone in her shell after her father’s suicide attempt, she does not cry — but she does not understand either. One night, she meets Oscar, a boy from the island: he has the eyes and the colour of an escape.

© Julien Lienard

  Mathilde Chavanne

Mathilde Chavanne is a French director living and working in Paris. Her latest film, Pleure pas Gabriel, was selected for Critics' Week in 2023. It was selected for the Atelier Musique et Cinéma at Premiers Plans in 2020. His previous films Simone est partie, Noée dans la tempête (Noée in the Storm), Amour(s) (Love(s)) and Quelque chose brûle (Something is Burning) were shown and awarded at numerous festivals (Quinzaine des réalisateurs, Premiers Plans, Clermont Ferrand...). Noée dans la tempête won the Best Actress Award at Angers in 2020.


Aristic direction of the readings



Born in 1985, Jean-Baptiste Durand made his first short film, L'Amour sans le sexe, for his graduation from the Beaux-Arts. He went on to work for a time as a technician (grip, set designer, assistant director) and as an actor. He also directed some rap videos and continued drawing. In 2014, his short film Il venait de Roumanie, was selected for several festivals. He then directed Même les choses invisibles se cachent (2016). At the Estival Premiers Plans in 2021, he read the screenplay of his first feature film, Chien de la casse (Junkyard Dog), with Anaïs Bertrand and Raphaël Quenard. The film was selected for the 2023 Festival, where it won the Audience Award.