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Honor Blackman, Shelley Conn, Mariah Gale and Samantha Spiro star in Beatrice Hitchman's thrilling debut, adapted by Miranda Davies. A 1914 silent film called Petite Mort holds the key to an infamous murder trial.

1967, Paris. A young journalist, Juliette Blanc (Shelley Conn) investigates the mystery of a missing section of film from a recently rediscovered silent film print from 1914 - Petite Mort. She is contacted by an elderly woman, Adele Roux (Honor Blackman), the star of that infamous film, who seems keen to tell her story.

1913, Paris. The young Adele Roux (Mariah Gale) arrives at the gates of the Pathe film studios, determined to fulfil her ambition to become a screen actress, like her heroine 'Terpsichore' - the beautiful actress, Luce Durand (Samantha Spiro). But her path to fame is not straightforward.

Produced and directed by Emma Harding.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 12 Jun 2018 02:30


Role Contributor
Madame Adele RouxHonor Blackman
Juliette BlancShelley Conn
Adele RouxMariah Gale
Andre DurandMarcus D'Amico
Luce Durand ("Terpsichore")Samantha Spiro
Camille RouxGeorgie Fuller
Pere SimonDavid Seddon
PeyssacDavid Seddon
MathildeMaria Teresa Creasey
AurelieMaria Teresa Creasey
FeuilladeJohn Norton
Paul LeClercJohn Norton
LazardJohn Norton
Elodie KernuacPriyanga Burford
Inspector JapyMichael Bertenshaw
HarbleuMichael Bertenshaw
RinaldiMichael Bertenshaw
Dr LangloisSean Murray
JudgeSean Murray
DirectorEmma Harding
ProducerEmma Harding
AdaptorMiranda Davies
AuthorBeatrice Hitchman

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