30 October - 18:30 - Théâtre du cuivre

La Chambre des merveilles

Lisa Azuelos

France | V.O. French | 2023 | 98 min | DCP | color | Fiction | Quebec Premiere

Thelma's planned life takes a tragic turn when an accident sends her 12-year-old son Louis into a coma. Determined to wake him up by any means necessary, she sets out to accomplish one by one the "10 things to do before the end of the world" he had written in his diary, to show him all the wonderful things life has to offer. This journey into her teenager's dreams will take her further than she ever imagined... until it rekindles her own taste for life.

Director Lisa Azuelos
Cinematographer Guillaume Schiffman
Screenplay Juliette Sales, Julien Sandrel, Fabien Suarez
Cast Alexandra Lamy, Muriel Robin, Hugo Questel
Production Jerico, M6 Films, SND Films
Distribution Axia Films, SND


Lisa Azuelos

Lisa Azuelos is a French director, screenwriter and producer. Having directed several successful films, she is well known in the French film industry. In 2008 she gained international recognition with the film LOL (Laughing Out Loud), starring Sophie Marceau and Christa Theret. The film was a great success in France and has been adapted in several countries. Lisa Azuelos continued to direct popular films such as Comme t'y es belle! in 2006 and Dalida in 2017, a biography of the famous singer. Her work has been hailed for its ability to tackle contemporary themes and create authentic characters. In 2019, her film Mon bébé won the Grand Prix at the 22nd Festival de l'Alpe d'Huez, and again in 2019, she won the Pomegranate Achievement Award for director at the New York Sephardi Jewish Film Festival.