L E   F I F A
L E   F I F A
Charlotte Salomon, la jeune fille et la vie

Canadian Premiere

Charlotte Salomon, la jeune fille et la vie

Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin

France | 2023 | 1 h 15 min
French, German |
Subtitles: English
Layered over a collection of her 1,300 paintings, renowned artist Charlotte Salomon recounts her life as a young girl in 1940s Berlin, the rise of the Nazis, and her escape to the south of France. This documentary by the writers and directors Delphine and Muriel Coulin pays tribute to Salomon’s multifaceted talent, incredible life story, and extraordinary avant-garde multimedia work.
Other festivals :
New York Jewish Film Festival, United States
FIPADOC Film international du film documentaire, France
Director Delphine Coulin, Muriel Coulin
International Sales Cinephil
Editing Valérie Loiseleux
Sound editing Gilles Marsalet
Colorization Eric Salleron
Cast Vicky Krieps
Sound Design Nicolas Becker
Sound mixing Lucien Richardson
Cinematography Jean-Louis Vialard
Music Quentin Sirjacq
Visual effects Robin Deriaud

In Partnership with


• Théâtre Outremont
Sunday, march 19, 2023, 02:30 p.m. — 04:00 p.m.
• Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
Sunday, march 26, 2023, 03:45 p.m. — 05:45 p.m.


Delphine Coulin

Delphine Coulin

After a Master’s degree in American literature and civilization and a degree in PoliticalScience, Delphine Coulin worked at ARTE France, first in the Fiction Unit, under PierreChevalier,then in the Documentary Unit, under Thierry Garrel. As a program manager, sheco-produced Profiles, Comix, Exhibition, as well as unitaries for La Vie en Face and GrandFormat. Her six books: Les Traces (2004), Une Seconde de Plus (2006), Les Mille-Vies (2008), Sambapour la France (2011), Voir du Pays (2013), and Une Fille dans la Jungle (2017), published byGrasset and Seuil, have all been both critically and publicly acclaimed, and have beentranslated into ten languages. Samba pour la France was adapted for the cinema under thetitle Samba by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache, starring Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourgand Tahar Rahim.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Voir du pays (2016)
17 filles (2011)
Muriel Coulin

Muriel Coulin

Muriel Coulin began her career as an assistant director on films by Louis Malle (Milou enmai), Aki Kaurismäki (La Vie de Bohême), Krysztof Kieslowski (La Double vie de Véronique,Bleu, Blanc, Rouge), and then became adirector on documentaries by Emmanuel Finkiel,Hélène Angel, Jean-Pierre Limosin, Judit Kele, and on contemporary art films, notably forPierre Huyghe and Philippe Parreno.She directed documentaries including L’Homme sans douleur, for Arte, before movingon tofiction​.In 2019, she directs her first play Charlotte, based on the work of Charlotte Salomon and thenovel by David Foenkinos. The play is sold out for a month at the Théâtre du Rond Point inParis, on several national stages (Châlons, Lorient, Nancy, Valence), and at the Théâtre du Luxembourg.

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Voir du pays (2016)
17 filles (2011)
L’Homme sans douleur (2006)

In the same sessions

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

Sunday, march 26, 2023, 03:45 p.m.

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