Fire at the Lake

16 min.

Le feu au lac


Director | Pierre Menahem
Script | Pierre Menahem
Director of photography | Aurélien Py
Editing | Marylou Vergez
Sound designers | Valentine Gelin, Ugo Donias, N’Dembo Ziavoula, Pierre George
Main cast | Hervé Lassïnce, Pierre Moure, Isabelle Rama.
Producer | Mathilde Delaunay
Production company | Barberousse Films


A high mountain hamlet, early summer. Félix comes down from the pastures where he’s guarding his cows and finds his old mother lying lifeless on her bed. Shaken, he runs off. He drives a few miles in the valley to the house of a young man who just contacted him on a dating app.


About the director:

After studying Litterature and Anthropology and several positions in international sales and festivals programming, Pierre Menahem co-founds Still Moving in 2015, handling co-production and sales of feature films from all over the world. Fire at the Lake is his first film as a director.