Mother And Son

Mother And Son

Original Name:Un Petit Frère
English Name:Mother And Son
Year: 2022
Run Time: 117 min
Language: French
Type (Colour/ Black & White): Colour
Country: France
Director: Léonor Serraille
Producer: Sandra da Fonseca
Cast:Annabelle Lengronn, Stéphane Bak, Kenzo Sambin, Ahmed Sylla, Sidy Fofana, Milan Doucansi, Audrey Kouakou, Étienne Minoungou
Screenplay: Léonor Serraille
Cinematographer:Hélène Louvart
Editor: Clémence Carré
Sound Designer: Anne Dupouy, Niels Barletta
Music Composer: Martin Dirkov
Production Company: Blue Monday Productions
World Sales:MK2


  • Cannes FF
  • IFF Rotterdam
  • Stockholm IFF
  • Thessaloniki IFF
  • Rio de Janeiro IFF

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2017 Montparnasse Bienvenüe
  • 2016 Body (Short)
  • 2013 Lil' Sister (Short)
  • 2013 Tang Meng (Short)

Director’s Biography:

Mano Khalil

Léonor Séraille obtained an MA degree in General and Comparative Literature at University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle and is educated in Screenplay Writing at La Fémis in Paris. During her studies she took part in writing and making short films, making Body in 2016. Montparnasse Bienvenüe (2017), Séraille's first feature film, premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes FF and won the Caméra d’Or for the best debut film. The film also won the prize for best French feature film at the 6th Champs-Élysées FF.


In the late 1980s, Rose moves from the Ivory Coast to Paris with her two young sons. Spanning 20 years from their arrival in France to the present day, the film is the moving chronicle of the construction and deconstruction of a family.