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The Lady of the First Floor

The Lady of the First Floor

A Short film by Élizabeth Richard

Production year : 2018


    Montmartre, 1965. Sixty-year-old Yvette focuses all her attention on initiating her thirteen-year-old neighbor Naïma into the pleasures of reading fine literature. A friendship grows from this encounter. Naïma, whose thirst for knowledge slowly leads to her emancipation, ends up discovering Yvette's secret.

    Actresses (2)


    Loosely adapted from Yvette by Malika Ferdjoukh - Éditions L’École des loisirs.

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (19)

    Assistant director :

    Stéphanie Lecomte

    Producers :

    Viviane Lucas de Moüy, Élizabeth Richard

    Screenwriters :

    Élizabeth Richard, Linda Tonnerre

    Sound Recordist :

    Charles Ferré

    Camera Operator :

    François-Xavier Le Reste

    Editor :

    Élizabeth Richard

    Continuity supervisor :

    Stéphanie Lecomte

    Music Composer :

    Hervé Rakotofiringa

    Visual effects :

    Élizabeth Richard

    Sound mixer :

    Julie Tribout

    Author of original work :

    Malika Ferdjoukh

    Executive Producer :

    Élizabeth Richard

    Director of Photography :

    François-Xavier Le Reste

    Assistant Operator :

    Laure-Amélie Vilanova

    Production manager :

    Viviane Lucas de Moüy

    Sound Editor :

    Rémi Durel

    Production Designer :

    Frédéric Schaettel

    Special Effects :

    Élizabeth Richard

    Make-up Artist :

    Estelle Martin

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Literary adaptation , Romantic comedy, Portrait

    Themes :

    Education, Illiteracy, Friendship

    Production language :


    Production country :

    France (100.0%)

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    14 min 30 seconds

    Production formats :

    HD 4K

    Color type :


    Aspect ratio :


    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :