Carmen Leroi

2020 / France / Fiction / 30 min – PREMIÈRE MONDIALE


Elsa lives alone in her flat in a tall Parisian building. Her young neighbour, Alice, enjoys listening to her when Elsa plays piano home. Elsa suggests that Alice could learn the piano at her place when she is not there. Alice gets the habit of using Elsa’s place several times a week.



Carmen Leroi was born in Caen, in Normandy.

She worked for various film festivals before joining the production company Bathysphere.

She directed her first self-produced film, Les Belles portes in 2018. The film was selected in prestigious film festivals, including Entrevues Belfort and Côté Court.

Carmen is also a founding member of the short film festival Passage, established in Normandy in 2019.


Writer: Carmen Leroi

Cinematographer: Raimon Gaffier

Sound: Elton Rabineau, Octave Guichard, Elliott Deotto, François Rivière, Claire Berriet

Editing: Louis Séguin

Mix: Romain Ozanne

Cast: Louise Racapé, Maougocha Goldberg, Amandine Gilbert, Louis Séguin, Ana Caussin, Quentin Papapietro, Vincent Poli

Production: HIPPOCAMPE PRODUCTIONS – Jordane Oudin


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Saturday, August 29 – 2pm

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