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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Les Extraordinaires Mésaventures de la jeune fille de pierre

Fortnight 2019, Short film, 20min
World premiere


Tired of being a banal architectural ornamental, a sculpture runs from the Louvre to confront real life on the streets of Paris.


Gabriel Abrantes

Gabriel Abrantes was born in 1984 in the United States. His short films have been screened in many festivals worldwide. In 2018, he was rewarded with the Grand Prix Nespresso of the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes for his first feature film Diamantino co-directed with Daniel Schmidt.

Alexis Manenti
Annie Mercier
Caroline Deruas
Liza Lapert
Vimala Pons
Virgile Vernier

Gabriel Abrantes

Kanamé Onoyama, Irmã Lúcia – VFX

Philippe Deschamps, Jules Jasko, Matthieu Deniau

production design
Victor Melchy

Margarida Lucas

Gabriel Abrantes

Les Films du Bélier
54 rue René Boulanger
75010 Paris – France
T: +33 1 44 90 99 83

Artificial Humors
Rua da Prata 250, 4Esq.
1100-423, Lisbon, Portugal
T : +351 917 122 954

foreign sales
Portugal FILM – Portuguese Film Agency
Ana Isabel Strindberg
+351 965195 255

Title in Original Version : The Marvelous Misadventures of the Stone Lady

Cannes projection

May 19
Théâtre Croisette

May 20
Cinéma Les Arcades / Salle 1

Studio 13