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What to do with the ashes in the cocoa can, the remains of someone who has neither an urn nor any living relatives? The mortician, Serge, is a lonely man who leads a monotonous and joyless existence — and the only person attending the funeral happens to be his ex-wife. Serge has also had to look after their daughter, Inès, at short notice. His attempt to give the deceased stranger a dignified funeral creates an opportunity to repair his relationship with Inès.
- Duration: 19 min.
Meet the director
After studying theater in Paris, Gillie Cinneri turned to directing and has attended IAD – Institut des Arts de Diffusion in Belgium since 2017. While her film AIMÉ experimented with the genre of social drama, ALLÉGRESSE represents her first foray into dark comedy.