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Romance (L’immense retour) by Manon Coubia

( français )

(France, 2016)

With Malika el Barkani, Annie Alonso, Danièle Gaillard, Georges Mallaury

Golden Leopard of best international short film in Locarno Film Festival 2016


Seated on the edge of the gaping rift, she waited so long, too long for the mountain to give back her lover, prisoner of the ice.

Manon Coubia

Born in Thonon-les-Bains, Manon Coubia graduated in filmmaking at l’INSAS (Belgium). She is also a member of the directors community « VOA films », in Bruxelles. She directed many short movies (Sonate blanche, Bleu cerise...).

In 2016, she was awarded the golden Leopard in Locarno Film Festival for Romance (L’immense retour). In 2017, Les enfants partent à l’aube, her last short film, was selected in Critic’s week during Cannes Film Festival.