Director: Fabien Gorgeart
Producer: Marie Dubas
France | 2016 | 20 minutes
Key cast: Laure Lefort, Garance Rivoal, Thomas Suire, Alice Butaud, Gaëtan Vourc'h, Marie Piemontese
Set in mid-19th-century France, this short follows Alexina, a trainee school teacher in a young girl’s convent, who suffers unbearable pains. After examination by a doctor who questions Alexina’s gender and subsequently decides that masculinity prevails, Alexina works to find their own path forward.
French with English subtitles