Ten years ago, Emmanuelle, a French teacher in a high-school in the northern suburbs of Marseille, took part in a film with her students. Based on their class study of The Princess of Cleves, the film hears them express their dreams, desires and fears. Today what remains of their hopes of liberty, equality and fraternity?
Régis Sauder was born in 1970 in the East of France. After studying neurosciences and initiating a career in scientific publications, he turned to documentary filmmaking and directed his first feature film, Children of the Princess of Cleves in 2011. Régis Sauder also works with theaters and museums for the creation of art installations.
Shellac, in coproduction with Arte France Cinéma, with the participation of Arte France
Aurélien Py, Régis Sauder