Hayley, a self-possessed young woman from a hungry community, longs for opportunities to achieve her artistic dreams.
One day, she receives an invitation from the Count – the only wealthy man in the land – to dine with him at a lavish feast in his majestic mansion. Hayley has heard of these occasions before. Each time, the guest returns home – unharmed, but silent, guilty, and changed.
She resolves to turn her invitation into a career opportunity. But as Hayley takes her place at the Count’s table, she is unprepared for what he has in store for the feast.
FESTIVALS: Euro Shorts, Ditchley Festival of Ideas, LA Shorts and more to come.
Starring Katie Leung
Produced by GM and MF at Fat Red Bird
Inspired by L. P. Lee's The Feast
Written & Directed by Gaëlle Mourre
Cinematography by Daniel Zafer
Editing by Sophia Goulandris
Costumes by Anna Schoettl and Mimi Hoelzl
Production Design by Sophie Moelle
Music by Jasmin Kent Rodgman