Little Waves

Little Waves

Directed by Ariane Louis-Seize

Genre Fiction
Country Canada
Year 2018
Length 12 min
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles


On family reunion day, Amelie feels out of place and lonely as her favorite cousin brings a lover over for the first time. Noticing their young passionate love, she allows her own fantasies to run wild, although some sensations are a lot more powerful than she thought.


family relationships, teenagers, love, sexuality, jealousy, feminity


Ariane made her director debut with her short film Wild Skin, which has travelled in more than 50 festivals and won numerous awards. In 2017, she directed Littles Waves, a short film addressing the theme of sexual awakening. She is currently preparing her next project, The Depths, which will be shot in the fall of 2018, in addition to devoting herself to writing her first feature film.


Amélie : Alexandra Sicard
Michael : Jules Roy Sicotte
Mère : Véronique Gallant
Père : Martin Desgagné



Jeanne-Marie Poulain (Art et essai)


Ariane Louis-Seize


Shawn Pavlin


Annick Marion

EDITING Emmanuelle Lane
Sound Mélanie Frisoli
Music Anemone


Toronto Int. Film Festival, Canada | 2018 | Official Competition

Calgary Int. Film Festival, Canada | 2018 | Official Competition

Festival de Cinéma de la ville de Québec, Canada | 2018 | Official Competition

Le Long Week-End du Court, Canada | 2018 | Official Competition

Whistler Film Festival, Canada | 2018 | Official Competition

FICFA, Canada | 2018 | Official Competition

TIFF Top Ten, Canada | 2019 | Presentation

Berlinale “Generation 14plus”, Germany | 2019 | Official Competition