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Veil of Silence

Directed by Julie Gourdain

Short Narrative
France, Belgium | 30 min | 2016

It is 1968 and Marianne is 19. She is placed in a home far from her family and friends where she meets other young girls whose common secret has shaken the foundations of their social standing.

Veil of Silence - Julie GourdainJulie Gourdain
Director, Producer, Writer

Julie Gourdain was born in Paris in 1986. After completing her bachelor’s degree in literature, she studied film theory at L’Université Paris VII, at which time she developed a special interest in the link between dance and film. She spend a year abroad as an exchange student at Wesleyan University (CT), USA, followed by a master’s degree in film direction at ECAL / HEAD in Lausanne, Switzerland. At the end of his studies he helped found the company StudioFly, while writing and finally directing “Veil of Silence” in 2016.

Veil of Silence - Poster

Film Information

Director: Julie Gourdain
Country: France, Belgium
Year: 2016
Language: French
Runtime: 30 min
Rated: R


Producers: Nicolas Guiot, Fabrice Préel-Cléach
Cinematographer/DP:  Bertrand Artaut
Film Editor: 
Antoine Le Bihen
Original Music/Composer:  Simon Meuret

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Principal Cast

BIFF - Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF | Beloit International Film Festival