2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Quelques Secondes

Saturday, March 12
4:30PM - 5:58PM


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Five girls live at a Paris home for wayward teens, each of them branded by a deeply troubling past. Forming an ad hoc community-within-a-community, the girls struggle to identify themselves no longer as victims but as something new and hopeful.

Section: Narrative Shorts Competition
Premiere Status: U.S. Premiere
Country: France
Language: French
Year: 2015
Runtime: 16min

Director: Nora El Hourch

Producer: Marie Jardillier, Emma Javaux

Cinematographer: Fabien Faure

Editor: Thibaut Blanchet

Sound Designer: Rémi Chanaud

Music: Cléo Lanfranchi

Principal Cast: Marie Tirmont, Charlotte Bartocci, Camille Lellouch, Maly Diallo, Charlotte Victoire Legrain


Nora El Hourch is Moroccan-Franco. She grew up between two worlds, two cultures who honed her eyes to the others and to the world around her. She has been writing since she was young. After some hesitation years in her schooling and professional career, she finally decided to take the plunge. QUELQUES SECONDES is her first short film.

Distributor: Barthélémy Etiévant

Sales Agent: Agence du Court

Public Film Contact
Marc Nauleau
The Wild Room

Publicity Contact
Marc Nauleau



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