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Thursday 28 June 2018, by Elsa

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The team of the film "By the Shadow of the Lake"

The cast

Alaia Ducau-Lucart as Suzanne

Alaia discovered theater at 10. After a few musical theatre workshops in California, she decided to enroll in Cours Florent for Musical in 2014. This training led her to practice both singing and acting, but she also took part in some productions as a makeup artist . A comedian, a singer and full of humor, she has overflowing energy.

Margaux Heller as Marianne

Margaux Heller, a young actress, discovered the stage at the age of 12, and followed a theatrical training at the Conservatoire Regional de Cannes while also studying. In 2012, she became a professional actress by enrolling at the Cours Florent which she graduated from in 2014. Also relying on a solid background in dance and musicals, Margaux Heller is a complete multidisciplinary artist. An author, a composer and a performer, she is now working on her second album.

Vincent Serrano in the role of André

Vincent has an unusual training: in 2010, he graduated from Actors College of Theatre and TV, in Sydney, Australia. He then took acting classes in the United States, before studying scriptwriting in France. A comedian, but also an author, he was in many short films and on stage.

Fabien Ara in the role of David

After having participated in numerous internships (actors studio, "casting" Pygmalion) and graduated from the Florent classes, Fabien took part to many productions: you can find him much on stage as an actor or a director, on television (in series like working girls or our dear neighbors) and on the silver screen, in productions ranging from Tuches 3 to Is this now (for which he earned the award for an Actor in a Leading Role at the IndieFEST Film Awards 2017), Fabien is a versatile actor.

The directors

Elsa Rivière-Poupon

Elsa started music with the piano, orchestra and the accordion. She also performed choral singing at La Musique de Léonie musical comedy workshops, where she met Sacha Beaumont and Madeleine Paux.

After a few years of theater at the Wish Association, she began shooting videos for various occasions. She began making short fiction films in 2013, which led her to participate to the 48HFP for the first time in 2015. In 2016, she created the collective "3 Furies".

After studying Cinema and Audiovisual for two years at the Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle University, she finished her bachelor at the City College of New York, in film production.

Sacha Beaumont

Sacha began started playing music in 2004, at the conservatory of Blois: she was first enrolled in violin and musical training, then took classes in piano, choral and orchestra. She now practices lyrical singing in the vocal ensemble Lumen Laulu. She also began theater in 2005, playing in various companies and passing her literary baccalaureate with theater option. She now plays with the Collectif du Grand Sot.

In 2007, she enrolled at the summer musical comedy workshop with La Musique de Léonie, where she met Elsa Rivière-Poupon and Madeleine Paux. This brought Sacha to participate in the first creation of La Fabrique Opéra Val de Loire, singing in the choir of Carmen, as well as those of the musical My Fair Lady.

She joined 3 Furies in 2016 with Sweet Sweet Paris, then became a recurring actress, producer, scriptwriter, and now director. She is currently a studying Lettres Modernes at the University François Rabelais of Tours, where she also takes an Scenic Arts class.

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