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A bras le corps

Fortnight 2005, Short film, 19 min


Two children get up to go to school. As they do every morning, they invent games, perpetuating their rituals of cruelty and complicity. But this morning, something has changed.


Katell Quillévéré

Born in Abidjan in 1980, Katell Quillévéré studied film and philosophy at the University of Paris 8. In 2004, she founded and organized with Sébastien Bailly the first three editions of the Rencontres du Moyen-Métrage in Brive. At the same time, she directed À bras le corps, her first short, discovered at the Directors’ Fortnight and selected for the 2007 Césars. Subsequently she made two other shorts, L’Imprudence, and L’Echappée, which were seen in numerous festivals. Born in Abidjan en 1980, Katell Quillévéré studied film and philosophy in Paris. In January 2003, she founded with Sébastien Bailly the First Short Film Encounters in Brive, as part of the French Directors’ Guild. A bras le corps is her first film.

Anne Carmignani
Cherif Arroudj
Elvaize Arroudj
Hélier Cisterne
Walter Snorkell

Katell Quillévéré

Tom Harari

Emmanuel Bonnat

Thomas Marchand

The Langley School Music Project

Set decoration
Carine K. Levoyer

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