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The Little Tailor

The Little Tailor

A Short film by Louis Garrel

Produced by Mezzanine Films

Production year : 2010


Arthur is twenty five years old, he is an apprentice tailor in Albert's workshop, Albert is eighty. Albert loves Arthur as his son, who returns these feelings, he will soon retire. He chose Arthur as his successor. But one evening, Arthur is taken to the theater by his friend Sylvain. He falls deeply in love with Marie-Julie, the main actress of the play. To seduce her, Arthur makes her a small dress. Both lovers decide to never leave each other, they launch the challenge to give up everything to live their love. But can Arthur assume letting down Albert?

Videos (2)


The Little Tailor

Official Trailer (english subtitles)


The Little Tailor

Interview Louis Garrel / Léa Seydoux

Interview with Louis Garrel, director of The Little Tailor, and its star Léa Seydoux, conducted by Dounia Georgeon, journalist with Allociné.

Actors (7)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Mezzanine Films

Film exports/foreign sales :

mk2 films

Photos (6)

Full credits (12)

Executive Producer :

Mathieu Bompoint

Executive Producer :

Claire Trinquet

Director of Photography :

Léo Hinstin

Production manager :

Maya Haffar

Sound Editor :

Boris Chapelle

Music Composer :

Grégoire Hetzel

Assistant director :

Nadège Catenacci

Screenwriter :

Louis Garrel

Sound Recordist :

Philippe Deschamps

Editor :

Marie-Julie Maille

Production Designer :

Julia Kravtsova

Sound mixer :

Mélissa Petitjean

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Drama, Fairy tale

Themes :

Love, Identity

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

43 min 1 seconds

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Color type :

Black & White

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Audio format :

Dolby SRD

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Posters (1)


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Festival Selections (18)


Delegations (3)