Léa Mysius

Réalisatrice et scénariste

Léa Mysius graduated from La Fémis screenwriting department in 2014. She directed three award-winning short films selected for a number of festivals: Cadavre exquis, Les Oiseaux-tonnerre, selected in 2014 for the Cannes Cinéfondation award, and L’Ile jaune co-directed with Paul Guilhaume. Ava, her first feature film was in competition at the 2017 Semaine de la Critique in Cannes where it won the SACD prize. She has also written with other directors; she wrote Les Fantômes d’Ismaël with Arnaud Desplechin, the film opened the Cannes Film Festival in 2017. In 2018, she worked with André Téchiné and co-wrote Les Ennemis, then she joined again Arnaud Desplechin for Roubaix – Une lumière and she is currently working with Claire Denis on her new screenplay. Meanwhile, Léa is writing her second feature film.