The Death of Santa Claus

a film by Laurent Firode

6 minutes - 2012 - France

Santa Claus is dead. But who killed him?

Audience Award - Dijon "Fenêtres sur Courts"
Audience Award - Jouy-en-Josas
Selected at Meudon

Laurent Firode
After Chinese language studies, Laurent Firode shoots his first short film "the Death of the Singer from Mexico" in 1993. Its success in festivals allows him to pursue his career and shoot several other short films. In 1998, he directs his first feature, "le Battement d’aile du Papillon" with Audrey Tautou. After directing "My first Wedding" in Canada and in English, he comes back to france where he writes and directs for TV, for example "La Pomme de Newton" (Arte), Best screenplay at St Tropez. In 2012, he directs another feature, "Par Amour".

Les Mutins de Pangée
Les Mutins de Pangée is an audiovisual cooperative which activities range from DVD edition, distribution to film production. It was built on former "free TV" and associative television pioneer Zalea TV.

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Directed by Laurent Firode
Produced by: Les Mutins de Pangée