Cette Maison

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10 years after the tragic and suspicious death of a teenage girl, her cousin, director Miryam Charles, examines the past causes and future consequences of this unsolved crime. Cette Maison is a French Canadian magical realist and experimental documentary, which premiered at Berlinale in 2022. Playing out like an imagined biography, the film explores the relationship between the security of the living space and the violence that can jeopardize it. This visually stunning film imaginatively explores themes of grief, motherhood and trauma.

Genre: Fantasy

Production Details

Director and Writer: Miryam Charles
Cast: Eve Duranceau, Nadine Jean, Schelby Jean-Baptiste
Editor: Xi Feng
Producer: Félix Dufour-Laperrière
Cinematographers: Miryam Charles, Isabelle Stachtchenko
Music: Romain Camiolo

Technical Details

Length: 1hr 15mins
Language: French
Certificate: TBC
Format: DCP (AD + SDH)


  • Date: 4th November 2022


  • Winner, Best Feature Film, IndieLisboa International Independent Film Festival (2022)
  • Nominee, Caligari Film Award, Berlin International Film Festival (2022)
  • Nominee, GWFF Best First Feature Award, Berlin International Film Festival (2022)