Alexis Rault

Born in 1981, Alexis Rault studied music at the Rennes Conservatory. After studying business in France and Spain, Dominique Besnehard called upon him as a composer for L’Amour dans le sang. Since then, he’s worked on about twenty short films, including Jean-Paul Rouve’s Memories, Lucien Jea-Baptiste’s He Even Has Your Eyes and Naidra Ayadi’s Ma Fille. In 2016, he composed the soundtrack of André Téchiné’s Being 17, which was competing at the 66th Berlin Film Festival. He was once again by Téchiné’s side for Golden Years at the Official Selection of the Cannes Festival, and Farewell to the Night, which competed for the 2019 Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. He is also the composer of Zabou Breitman’s and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec’s animation film The Swallows of Kabul, screened at the Un Certain Regard selection of the Cannes Festival. The soundtrack won the Valois award for music at the Angoulême French-Speaking Film Festival.