The Yellow Island

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    The Yellow Island

    L'Ile jaune

    Directed by

    • Paul Guilhaume, Léa Mysius

    France

    2015

    30 min

    • French

    Drama

    Ena, who 11 years old, meets a young fisherman on the port. They arrange to meet the following Sunday on the other side of the pond. The little girl makes a pact with Diego, a teenager with a frightening disfigurement: If he takes her over on his boat, she will give him her gold necklace.

    Awards

    • Nikon Prize for Best Photography - Clermont-Ferrand ISFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Alexandre Branco
    Ena Letourneux
    Screenplay
    Paul Guilhaume
    Léa Mysius
    Cinematography
    Paul Guilhaume
    Editing
    Pierre Deschamps
    Production
    TROIS BRIGANDS PRODUCTIONS
    Sales
    L'AGENCE DU COURT METRAGE
    Léa Mysius

    Léa Mysius

    France

    I want to cross-breed genres

    Léa Mysius has always been fascinated by screenwriting. Having grown up in the Médoc area, this provided the inspiration for her first short film, CADAVRE EXQUIS. Her second short film, THUNDERBIRDS, was selected for numerous international film festivals. THE YELLOW ISLAND, her short film was awarded for Best Photography in Clermont-Ferrand ISFF. Her latest feature film, AVA (2017), was awarded at La Semaine de la Critique.

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