Beast Paradise (Le paradis des bêtes)
Synopsis: After a violent domestic attack, Dominique flees with his children and takes refuge with them in a fancy ski resort in Switzerland. There he tries to construct a world of fantasy and illusion to win back his children. Meanwhile, Cathy must survive the attack and fight to get her children home.
Geraldine Pailhas (Cathy Lenikart)
Muriel Robin (Stephane Durand)
Leon Brachet (Ferdinand Lenikart)
Valentine Klingberg (Clarisse Lenikart)
Joshua Grolias (Arthur Durand)
Estelle Larrivaz began in the Cinema as an actress. She has acted in about twenty films including Bar des Rails by Cedric Khan, Chacun cherche son chat by Cedric Klapisch, Beau Fixe by Chrisitan Vincent, and Irma vep by Olivier Assayass. In 2001, she directed her first short, Notre Père, followed by Ciudad Juarez (a web documentary, in collaboration with journalists from “Courrier International”) which won
further international awards. Beast Paradise is her feature film debute.