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La Lettre du Caire

A Short film by Frédéric Jolfre

Produced by Bande à Part Productions

Production year : 2002

    Synopsis

    Victor Marchand, a rich widower, is murdered in his country home, his skull shattered by a bowling ball. Captain Brun, a disillusioned police officer in charge of the investigation, quickly finds himself dealing with three suspects: the steward, cook and butler. It transpires that all three have close ties with the victim’s family and are implicated in his inheritance. The investigation will reveal a skilfully and patiently organised act of revenge.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Bande à Part Productions

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    Thibault de Saint-Père

    Director of Photography :

    Denis Gravouil

    Editor :

    Déborah Braun

    Music Composer :

    Marc Ducret

    Screenwriter :

    Frédéric Jolfre

    Sound Recordist :

    Éric Mansard

    Production Designer :

    Thierry Woestelandt

    Costume designer :

    Astrid Danielson

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Themes :

    Intrigue

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2002

    Runtime :

    19 min

    Visa number :

    105.987

    Visa issue date :

    26/07/2002

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections (4)

    New York/Avignon Film Festival - 2003

    New York/Avignon Film Festival (United States, 2003)

    Selection

    Short Film Programme

    Brussels Short Film Festival - 2003

    Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium, 2003)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Awards