Director : Johann G. Louis

Country of origin : France

Runtime : 00:20:00

Project type : Short

Language : French with English subtitles

A national road not very transient, a hotel on probation, a road restaurant from another time. A young woman, Daphne, drives through these desert landscapes. It's nighttime. She meets people who seem to know her without being able to give her a name. Who is Daphne? Could it be a ghost who came to walk in the footsteps of her past? 

Director's Notes - Johan G. Louis : 

Johann G. Louis is an author, graphic novel illustrator and director. After five years of studies at the Beaux-Arts d'Angers, he started working as a decorator and then as a scriptwriter. He directed his first short film in 2009, then his meeting with Anaïs Bertrand from Insolence Productions allowed him to direct his second short film, Mrs. Aylwood ne veut pas mourir, pre-bought by France 3. He is also developing a feature film, Une nouvelle femme. Traverser la nuit is his third short.

Films : 


  • 2013: MRS. AYLWOOD NE VEUT PAS MOURIR (26 mn) Screenplay, direction - Insolence Productions - Paris With the support of France 3 and the Haute Normandie Region

  • 2011 : INITIALES P.P TV series (Pilot) ( 2 mn ) Pilot of TV animated series, in collaboration with Tiffanie Petit - Insolence Productions - Paris

  • 2009 : L'HISTOIRE DE MARIE (20 mn) Script, direction - Acis Productions - Paris Festival Européen Premiers Plans Angers 

  • 2003: A DEMAIN, RITA! (29 min) Screenplay, direction - Graduation film Beaux-arts Festival de Bourges Bandit- Mages 2003