Festival Ciné Junior : Édition 2013
by Ela Thier

From 8 years old
Fiction / United States / 2012 / 1h40 / VOSTF
French Title : Lettres d’ailleurs
Production : Ela Thier, Inna Braude, Brant Kantor
Script : Ela Thier
Photography : Milton Kam
Editing : Ben Insler et Ela Thier
Cast : Noa Rotstein, Dalena Le, Daniel Bahr, Laura Camien et Jade Gurman-Chan

Ellie, a 12 years old Israeli, just arrived in the USA with her parents. It is the start of a new life. She feels homesick, finds it hard to get along at school and needs to learn everything : English, this incomprehensible language, and this unknown country’s culture. Her life will soon brighten up as she meets one of her classmate from Vietnam.

Drawing mainly on memories from her own childhood to write and produce FOREIGN LETTERS, Ela Thier gives the audience a touching chronicle of the everyday life of a young foreign girl in the United States, with both hindsight and humour.

Ela Thier
Ela Thier is an Israeli-born director from New York. She directed several short films : SUMMER RAIN (2009), JUDO GIRL (2010), GUARDIAN ANGEL BLUES and TOP OF THE WORLD (2012). Her first feature film, FOREIGN LETTERS (2012) is inspired by her own life and her emigration to the United States with her parents in 1982.

Screenings
14/02 - 9h30 Fontenay-sous-Bois Cinéma Le Kosmos
14/02 - 14h Choisy-le-Roi Théâtre-Cinéma Paul Eluard
14/02 - 14h Le-Perreux-sur-Marne Centre des Bords de Marne
15/02 - 9h30 Arcueil Espace municipal Jean Vilar
15/02 - 9h30 Vitry-sur-Seine 3 Cinés Robespierre
15/02 - 14h15 Champigny-sur-Marne Studio 66
19/02 - 14h15 Villejuif Théâtre Romain Rolland 22/02 - 16h30 Arcueil Espace municipal Jean Vilar
25/02 - 14h15 Sucy-en-Brie Espace Jean-Marie Poirier

Contact
Thier Productions
Nichole Taron
+1 646 701 1133
thierproductions chez gmail.com

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