A young woman prepares a recipe for American-style lobster, which calls for cutting the live lobster into pieces, before throwing it, still alive, into boiling oil. Alone in her kitchen, faced with the two lobsters that are still moving, she tries to kill them as cleanly as possible.
- Silver Bear, Best Actress (Elina Löwensöhn) - Festival of Nations, Austria
- TV5 Award for Best Short Film in the French language - Geneva International Film & Television Festival
- Wave Award for Best International Short Film - International Festival of Francophone Film & Video, Canada
- Elina Löwensohn
- Bernard Nissile
- Alice Winocour
- Aurélien Devaux
- Florence Bresson
- Frederic Heinrich
I'm interested in this very sensorial side of cinema. I think that I have an obsession about physical dysfunctions.
Born in 1976 in Paris, Alice Winocour is a graduate of the screenwriting department at the prestigious Fémis film school. She has directed several award-winning shorts, including KITCHEN, which screened in competition at Cannes, and MAGIC PARIS, winner of the Grand Prix at the Cabourg Festival. AUGUSTINE was her first feature film, followed by DISORDER, which premiered at Un Certain Regard and screened at Toronto IFF. She is also the co-writer of MUSTANG, the French submission for the 2016 Academy Awards.