Original Name: Un Monde
English Name: Playground
Year: 2021
Run Time: 72 Min
Language: French
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: Belgium
Director: Laura Wandel
Producer: Stéphane Lhoest
Cast: Maya Vanderbeque, Günter Duret, Karim Leklou
Screenplay: Laura Wandel
Cinematographer: Vincent Bredael
Editor: Nicolas Rumpl
Sound Designer: Thomas Grimm- Landsberg
Costume Designer: Vanessa Evrard
Production Designer: Claudia Navarra
Production Company: Dragons Film
World Sales: Indie Sales
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  • Cannes FF 2021

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2021 Playground

Director's Biography:

Nora Martirosyan

Laura Wandel was born in 1984 in Belgium where she studied filmmaking at the IAD school. Her school film, Murs, was selected in many festivals around the world. After her first short film, O négatif, she directed in 2014 Les corps étrangers, selected in competition at Cannes Film Festival. Playground (Un monde) is her first feature.


Belgium. Nowadays.

7-year-old Nora and her big brother Abel are back to school. When Nora witnesses Abel being bullied by other kids, she rushes to protect him by warning their father. But Abel forces her to remain silent. Caught in a conflict of loyalty, Nora will ultimately try to find her place, torn between children's and adult's worlds.