15 Minute Drama
Beatrice Hitchman - Petite Mort
Honor Blackman, Shelley Conn, Mariah Gale and Samantha Spiro star in Beatrice Hitchman's thrilling debut, adapted by Miranda Davies. A 1914 silent film called Petite Mort holds the key to an infamous murder trial.
1913, Paris. The young Adele Roux (Mariah Gale) attends an audition at the Pathe film studios, where she meets the charismatic producer and special effects wizard, Andre Durand (Marcus D'Amico).
In Paris in 1967, Paris, journalist Juliette Blanc (Shelley Conn) continues her interview with the enigmatic Adele Roux, now in her eighties, but once the star of silent film. Petite Mort, which was at the centre of a famous 1914 murder trial.
Produced and directed by Emma Harding. Show less