Films from Le Groupe Ouest’s work sessions emerging


In 2022, writers coached within the framework of the Annual Selection

continues the development of their features in French residencies

emergence for Jonathan Millet – LES FANTÔMES, cowritten with Florence Rochat (produced by Films Grand Huit), as well as for Louise Hémon – L’ENGLOUTIE, cowritten with Anaïs Tellenne (produced by Take Shelter).

Moulin d’Andé for Marie Le floc’h – LES EXILÉS MEURENT AUSSI D’AMOUR. Produced by Films Grand Huit.

get the support of the French CNC (avance sur recettes)

Claude Barras – SAUVAGES !, cowritten with Nancy Huston & Morgan Navarro. Produced by Haut et Court with the Swisses Nadasdy Film & the Belgians Panique ! More +

Anaïs Tellenne – DU GRAND FEU NE RESTENT QUE DES BRAISES. Produced by Koro Films. More +

shot or are shooting their feature

Delphine Deloget – RODÉO – shot in Brest (Brittany) until 4 March 2022, with the actors Virginie Efira & Arieh Worthalter. Produced by Curiosa Films, coproduced with Unité. More +

Élodie Lélu – C’EST DE FAMILLE – shot in Belgium with actors Fantine Harduin, Hélène Vincent & Olivier Gourmet. Produced by Iota Production, coproduced with A Private View (Belgium) & Camera Oscura (Canada). More +

Jean-Baptiste Durand – CHIEN DE LA CASSE, shot in his French region Hérault – with actors Anthony Bajon, Raphaël Quenard & Galatéa Bellugi. Produced by Insolence Productions. More +

Lukas Dhont – CLOSE – shot in Belgium, cowritten with Angelo Tijssens. Produced by Menuet, coproduced with Diaphana Films (France), Topkapi Films (the Netherlands) & Versus Production (Belgium). More +

Eve Duchemin – TEMPS MORT – shot in Belgium. Produced by Kwassa Films. More (in French) +


And the films developed with LIM | Less is More are no exception!

WOLF by Nathalie Biancheri (Italy & Ireland) – with actors George MacKay & Lily-Rose Depp, selected in Toronto – released in theaters in the United States in December 2021.

MY FATHER’S TRUCK by Mauricio Osaki (Brazil) selected in the Berlinale 2022, Generation section.

SISTERHOOD [SESTRI] by Dina Duma (North Macedonia) available on Netflix. The film won the Jury Prize in Karlovy Vary and was selected in Trieste in January 2022.

BLUE MOON [CRAI NOU] by Alina Grigore (Romania) – Golden Shell in San Sebastian – released in Romanian theaters in March 2022.

BALAUR by Octav Chelaru (Romania) made his world premiere in Thessaloniki International Film Festival in November 2021.

MAMI WATA by C.J. Obasi (Nigeria) is in the starting-blocks, in post-production!