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Cadavre exquis

Cadavre exquis

A Short film by Léa Mysius

Produced by GREC - Groupe de Recherches et d'Essais Cinématographiques

Production year : 2012


Maelys, eight, she lives in the countryside with her parents. Impertinent and solitary, she spends her life in the woods and swamps. One day, she discovers the corpse of a naked girl in the middle of the reeds. Fascinated by her beauty and her texture, she decides to take him in her hut.

Actors (4)

Production and distribution

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country

Photos (2)

Full credits (15)

Executive Producers :

Marcello Cavagna, Anne Luthaud

Sound Recordist :

Victor Praud

Director of Photography :

Augustin Barbaroux

Production manager :

Mélissa Malinbaum

Sound Editor :

Benjamin Falsimagne

Production designers :

Margaux Remaury, Esther Mysius

Costume designers :

Margaux Remaury, Esther Mysius

Sound Mixer :

Léo Lepage

Assistant Director :

Olivier Strauss

Screenwriter :

Léa Mysius

Assistant Operator :

Anaïs Ruales Borja

Editor :

Pierre Deschamps

Continuity supervisor :

Morgane Aubert-Bourbon

Music Composer :

Carlos Marks

Special Effects :

Mathieu Brusamonti

Technical details

Short film

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Themes :

Childhood, Death, Imagination

Production language :

French, German

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

25 min 21 seconds

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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Selections (6)

Awards (2)

Seminci - 2018

Seminci (Spain, 2018)

Awards (2)

Award for Best European Short Film

Golden Spike Best Short Film

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival - 2013

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France, 2013)


Award for Best First Fiction Film