Films By Valerie Massadian

Winner of the Special Jury and Audience Awards at Locarno, Milla is the lyrical, deeply moving sophomore feature from French virtuoso Valerie Massadian (Nana, MIFF 2012). ... Seventeen-year-old Milla and her boyfriend Leo are living a life of quiet poverty and deep happiness in the north of France, squatting in an abandoned house and scavenging for whatever they need. But when Milla falls pregnant... Read more
“The power of myth pervades Nana, without ever tipping into the fantastic or upsetting its hewn naturalism." - Cinema Scope ... Four-year-old Nana lives with her mother in bucolic isolation in the French countryside. Irrepressibly independent, Nana hardly seems to notice when, one day, her mama disappears. She just continues to go about her business as before: collecting wood, sunbathing and readi... Read more
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