Lola & Claire

Lola & Claire

Directed by Élisabeth Desbiens

Genre Fiction
Country Canada
Year 2018
Length 15 min
Formats DCP
Sound Stéréo
Version VOF, STA


Lola & Claire tells the story of the unconditional love between Claire, a young woman living in a paralyzed body and Lola, her little sister. One lives in immobility and the other in movement. It's Lola’s birthday and the young girl realizes that Claire's days are numbered. She will do whatever it takes to free her big sister.


childhood, illness, brother-sister relationships


Elisabeth Desbiens is a director based in Montreal. She studied dance and cinema. Her films have been selected in several festivals around the world, including SAPPORO in Japan, MashROME in Italy, Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois and Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay. She is the recipient of the SODEC / SARTEC Award for the adaptation of the poetry collection Était une bête in the scriptwriting contest Cours écrire ton court.


Lola : Rebecca Miville-Deschênes
Claire : Léa Girard Nadeau
Linda : Sandra Dumaresq



Patricia Bergeron (Productions Leitmotiv)


Élisabeth Desbiens


François Gamache


Frédéric Devost

EDITING Sylvain Lebel
Sound Michaël Binette
Music Peter Venne


Prix PCC!, Montréal |2018| Prix FCTMN
Festival Interactif de Cinéma de Lévis, Qc |2019| Prix du meilleur scénario + Prix du public


Talent Tout Court! TELEFILM au Marché de Cannes, France |2018| Market screening
Thessaloniki Int. Short Film Festival, Grèce |2018| Official Competition
Festival du Film de la Ville de Québec |2018| Official Competition
Festival du Film de St-Séverin |2018| Official Competition