1979 Official Selection, film index

Elle boit (La femme alcoolique)
She Drinks (The Story of an Alcoholic Woman)

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

An analytical and poetic interpretation of the situation of an alcoholic woman. She questions herself about her dependence and the pleasure that alcohol brings her. Above all, she wants to be heard.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Elle boit (La femme alcoolique)

    Directed by: Jean CAILLON

    Country: France

    Year of production: 1978

    Running time: 25 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: cut-outs

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Jean CAILLON

    Graphics: Martine Robin, François Demoulin

    Camera: Gilles Delli-Zotti

    Sound: André Naudin

    Editing: Annie Marchal

    Voice: Jacqueline Frot