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.
1967, Paris. Journalist Juliette Blanc (Shelley Conn) continues to interview Adele Roux (Honor Blackman), once a star of a famous silent film of 1914, Petite Mort.
1913, Paris. The young Adele Roux (Mariah Gale) is taken by surprise when her younger sister Camille turns up at her door. Her eyes still on screen greatness, Adele agrees to her lover Andre's (Marcus D'Amico) plan to install her in his house as assistant to his beautiful, but unpredictable, screen star wife - 'Terpsichore' - Luce Durand (Samantha Spiro).
Produced and directed by Emma Harding. Show less