Avant Que De Tout Perdre / Just Before Losing Everything (2013)





Avant Que De Tout Perdre / Just Before Losing Everything (2013)

A young boy pretends to go to school and hides under a small bridge. A teenager in tears waits at a bus stop. A woman picks them up and drives them to the parking lot of a supermarket. They step out of the car, the woman takes a big trash bag out of the trunk. All three rush inside the store...

Just Before Losing Everything (original title Avant que de tout perdre) is a 2013 short film by French filmmaker Xavier Legrand.

It was nominated for an Academy Award (Oscars) for Best Live Action Short Film.

The film follows the day in the life of a woman who has decided to leave her abusive husband.

Director: Xavier Legrand

Writer: Xavier Legrand

Stars: Léa Drucker, Anne Benoît, Miljan Châtelain

Screenplay: Xavier Legrand

Awards: César Award for Best Short Film

Producers: Xavier Legrand, Alexandre Gavras

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