Les Papillons noirs

Black Butterflies

French Competition
Regional Screenings

world premiere
Crime - Thriller | France | 2021

Episode(s): 1,2
Series: 6 x 59min

Adrien Winckler is a struggling novelist who works as a ghostwriter to make ends meet. At the dusk of his life, Albert Desiderio, a humble retired man, decides to hire Adrien to write his memoirs. But the amazing love story Albert shared with Solange during the 70’s turns out to be the confession of a serial killers couple.

Not recommanded for children under 16.

Our take

Cowritten and directed with great mastery by Olivier Abbou (Maroni), Black Butterflies is a different kind of thriller, with many unexpected twists, intertwined stories and flashbacks that are reminescent of the Italian giallos from the seventies. The incredible cast is led by an imperial performance from Niels Arestrup!

  • Created By Bruno MERLE, Olivier ABBOU
  • Written By Bruno MERLE, Olivier ABBOU
  • Directed By Olivier ABBOU
  • Music Clément TÉRY
  • With Nicolas DUVAUCHELLE, Niels ARESTRUP, Axel GRANBERGER, Alyzée COSTES, Brigitte CATILLON, Henny REENTS, Lola CRÉTON, Marie DENARNAUD. With the participation of Alice Belaïdi and Sami Bouajila
  • Production GMT PRODUCTIONS, Jack N'a Qu'un Œil, ARTE France, PICTANOVO. With the support of the Hauts-de-France region.
  • Broadcaster ARTE, NETFLIX
  • International sales Mediawan Rights

Tuesday
22 March

UGC Ciné-Cité
18:00 - 20:34
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Olivier ABBOU

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Niels ARESTRUP

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Brigitte CATILLON

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Alyzée COSTES

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Lola CRETON

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Marie DENARNAUD

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Bruno MERLE

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Clément TÉRY

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Wednesday
23 March

UGC Ciné-Cité
11:00 - 13:04

Wednesday
23 March

Tourcoing
20:00 - 22:34
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Olivier ABBOU

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Niels ARESTRUP

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Alyzée COSTES

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Lola CRETON

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Marie DENARNAUD

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Bruno MERLE

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Clément TÉRY

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