L'immense retour (Romance)

Belgium, France


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.

Director's Biography

Born in Thonon-les-Bains (France), Manon Coubia got her degree in Film Direction at INSAS, Belgium, and is a member of the cinéastes collective Voa Films in Brussels. She has directed various films: SONATE BLANCHE, her student film in 2007, as well as a medium-length documentary film, BLEU CERISE, in 2012. In 2016 she received the Golden Leopard «Pardi Di Domani» for the Best International Short Film at the Locarno IFF for THE FULLNESS OF TIME (ROMANCE). LES ENFANTS PARTENT A L'AUBE, her latest short film, is now in pre-production.

2012 - BLEU CERISE, doc
2007 - SONATE BLANCHE, short

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Manon Coubia

Written by: Manon Coubia

Produced by: Nicolas Rincon Gille

Cinematography: Nicolas Rincon Gille

Editing: Manon Coubia

Sound Design: Aline Huber

Main Cast: Malika El Barkani, Annie Alonso

Nominations and Awards

  • European Short Film 2016