Epithete Films is an independent movie production company that specializes in feature films, run by Frédéric Brillion and Gilles Legrand.

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TO HELL WITH CODES

Synopsis  /  “Despite their high-security building, Death could easily get into their apartment.” Patrick Pelloux, emergency doctor.

They did protect themselves. Their prudence reassured them in the face of this political and social context calling for greater security. There was the entrance gate, on the street. Then the digital code in the inner courtyard. The elevator was very modern, with a magnetic key to access the floors. And then their door, on the landing, shielded and secured by several locks. Yet they had not prevented death to get in: he had succumbed, victim of a heart attack, while the paramedics were at the doors of their apartment, and had remained blocked by all these codes.


Directed by / 

Léopold Legrand

Screenplay - adaptation - dialogue / 

Léopold Legrand

Cast / 

Olivier Rabourdin, Slimane Dazi, Marouan Iddoub, Michèle Goddet

Production / 

Epithete Films

Awards and festivals / 

  • AISFF ASIANA FILM FESTIVAL SEOUL 2018 : Public Award
  • VILLEURBANNE FILM FESTIVAL 2018 : Public Award
  • CLERMONT-FERRAND FILM FESTIVAL 2019 : Special Mention of the Jury
  • INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF SAINT-PETERSBOURG 2019 : Public Award and Best Editing Award
  • ANGOULEME FILM FESTIVAL : Public Award from Youth Audience
  • TOUT COURT ! GISORS 2019 : Grand Jury Award
  • LE COURT NOUS TIENT PARIS 2019 : Public Award
  • PARIS COURT TOUJOURS 2019 : Best Screenplay Award
  • PARIS ART AND MOVIE AWARDS : Special Mention of the Jury
  • PRINCETON INDEPENDANT FILM FESTIVAL USA 2019 : Grand Director Award, Best Editing, Best Performance in the Leading Role
  • SHORT TO THE POINT ISFF - BUCHAREST ROMANIA 2019 : Best Drama Award
  • 7th INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF THE COTE BLEUE - MARSEILLE 2019 : Award of the Future
  • TOKYO FILM FESTIVAL SHORT SHORTS 2018
  • FIFF NAMUR 2018
  • BRUSSELS SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2019
  • RAMDAM FESTIVAL TOURNAI 2019
  • FESTIVAL CINEMA D’ALES – ITINERANCES 2019
  • RENCONTRES DU CINEMA EUROPEEN DE VANNES 2019
  • FESTIVAL EUROPEEN DU COURT-METRAGE DE BORDEAUX 2019
  • LA BOBINE CHALON SUR SAONE 2019
  • CINEMA EN LIBRTE TOULON 2019
  • FAITES DE COURTS - BRIE-COMTE-ROBERT 2019
  • RENCONTRES CINEMAGINAIRE D'ARGELES-SUR-MER 2019
  • PHARE d'ARLES FESTIVAL 2019
  • AMIENS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018
  • CINE EN HERBE - MONTLUCON 2019
  • LA GUARIMBA FILM FESTIVAL - ITALY 2019
  • ART FILM FEST KOSICE - SLOVAKIA 2019
  • 48th MOLODIST INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL KIEV - URKAINE 2019
  • VOIRON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019
  • PARTIE(S) DE CAMPAGNE 2019
  • WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL USA 2019
  • NANCY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019
  • THE CITADEL MOVIE NIGHTS OF ERBIL - IRAK 2019
  • CHACUN SON COURT - STRASBOURG 2019
  • JEAN CARMET - MOULINS 2019
  • FENETRES SUR COURTS - DIJON 2019
  • BREST EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019
  • LES TOILES DU KB - KREMIN-BICETRE 2019
  • SAPPORO FILM FESTIVAL - JAPAN 2019
  • DU GRAIN A DEMOUDRE - LE HAVRE 2019
  • COURT EN SCENE - TROYES 2019
  • CARTE BLANCHE EN HAUT-VALLESPIR FILM FESTIVAL 2019
  • UN FESTIVAL C'EST TROP COURT ! NICE 2019
  • FESTIVAL DU FILM DE SARLAT 2019
  • -- DIFFUSION --
  • Diffusion sur ARTE Octobre 2018
  • Projection dans le cadre du palmarès de Clermont-Ferrand 2019 au cinéma d’Aubervilliers le 15/03/19
  • Projection dans le cadre de la fête du court-métrage au cinéma Le Louxor à Paris le 15/03/19
  • Diffusion sur les vols internationaux de la compagnie aérienne Asiana Airlines de janvier à juin 2019
  • Sélectionné au programme Coups de cœur de Clermont-Ferrand 2019 par Sauve qui peut le court-métrage
  • Sélectionné au programme La Caravane du Court du FIFF Namur et CLAP !
  • Sélectionné par le catalogue Mèche Courte 2019