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US Premiere

Director: Stephanie Lansaque & Francois Leroy

France, 2009, 15 min

Festival Year:2010


Crew:Producer: Marc Jousset and Perrine Capron - Screenwriter: Stephanie Lansaque and Francois Leroy - Editor: Stephanie Lansaque and Francois Leroy - Cinematographer: Stephanie Lansaque and Francois Leroy - Original Score: Denis Vautrin - Sound: Denis Vautrin

Sales:Sarah Abbas - 75009 Paris, France - T: +33142463535 - F: +33142461205


Mei Ling, an idle young Chinese woman, lives alone in her flat, waiting for her lover. One day, she finds a little octopus in the kitchen sink. She decides to adopt it to avoid boredom. The octopus grows up...


About the director

Francois Leroy studied animation and Stephanie Lansaque has worked as an art director for magazine and edition. In 2003, they traveled to Asia for the first time and loved the atmosphere so much that they decided to make their first animated short named "Goodbye Mister Chu" wich talks about the lost souls festival in Vietnam. In January 2009, they finished their second short "Mei Ling" who takes place in Hong Kong. They are now working on a third film about social issues in Vietnam.

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