Elli Medeiros

Elli Medeiros (born 18 January 1956 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is a singer and actress.

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Logorama (2009)

Two cops portrayed by Michelin Men chase an armed Ronald McDonald through the streets of a fictionalized, stylized city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Alaux  •  Hervé de Crécy  •  Ludovic Houplain
CAST:  Fred Testot  •  IZM  •  Omar Sy  •  Pauline Moingeon

Two cops portrayed by Michelin Men chase an armed Ronald McDonald through the streets of a fictionalized, stylized city.  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Alaux  •  Hervé de Crécy  •  Ludovic Houplain
CAST:  Fred Testot  •  IZM  •  Omar Sy  •  Pauline Moingeon

After Him (2007)

When Camille's son was killed in a car accident, the devastating loss proved too much for emotionally fragile mother to bear. Now desperately clinging to any reminder of the son she held so close to her heart, Camille becomes increasingly fixated on Frank - the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gaël Morel
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Guy Marchand  •  Thomas Dumerchez  •  Élodie Bouchez

When Camille's son was killed in a car accident, the devastating loss proved too much for emotionally fragile mother to bear. Now desperately clinging to any reminder of the son she held so close to her heart, Camille becomes increasingly fixated on Frank - the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gaël Morel
CAST:  Catherine Deneuve  •  Guy Marchand  •  Thomas Dumerchez  •  Élodie Bouchez

Kids of Töday (2011)

The first documentary about France's post punk and cold wave scene in the late 1970s and early 1980s. During an art show at agnès b. gallery in 2008, Jean-François Sanz has gathered some exceptional material that brings to light, through archival footage and about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jérôme de Missolz
CAST:  Yves Adrien  •  Lio  •  Étienne Daho  •  Edwige Bellmore

The first documentary about France's post punk and cold wave scene in the late 1970s and early 1980s. During an art show at agnès b. gallery in 2008, Jean-François Sanz has gathered some exceptional material that brings to light, through archival footage and about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jérôme de Missolz
CAST:  Yves Adrien  •  Lio  •  Étienne Daho  •  Edwige Bellmore

Lulu (2002)

Jean-Henri Roger's Lulu stars Elli Medeiros as the title character. Lulu is a transsexual who lives with John (Gerard Meylan). One of the town drunks she serves at her bar accuses her of killing a local criminal. A detective (Bruno Putzulu) starts a quirky ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Henri Roger
CAST:  Elli Medeiros  •  Jean-Pierre Kalfon  •  Bruno Putzulu  •  Gérard Meylan

Jean-Henri Roger's Lulu stars Elli Medeiros as the title character. Lulu is a transsexual who lives with John (Gerard Meylan). One of the town drunks she serves at her bar accuses her of killing a local criminal. A detective (Bruno Putzulu) starts a quirky ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Henri Roger
CAST:  Elli Medeiros  •  Jean-Pierre Kalfon  •  Bruno Putzulu  •  Gérard Meylan

Laissé inachevé à Tokyo (1982)

With graphic, stylized frames and a peculiar narrative structure blending elements of film noir, the short tells the mysterious journey of a young woman who travels to Japan to write an adventure novel and gets drawn into an espionage plot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Elli Medeiros  •  László Szabó  •  Arielle Dombasle  •  Benoît Ferreux

With graphic, stylized frames and a peculiar narrative structure blending elements of film noir, the short tells the mysterious journey of a young woman who travels to Japan to write an adventure novel and gets drawn into an espionage plot.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Elli Medeiros  •  László Szabó  •  Arielle Dombasle  •  Benoît Ferreux

Rectangle - Deux chansons de Jacno (1980)

Two minimalist music videos that Assayas shot for French electro-pop star Jaco, Rectangle and Anne cherchait l'amour (featuring Elli Medeiros)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Jacno  •  Elli Medeiros

Two minimalist music videos that Assayas shot for French electro-pop star Jaco, Rectangle and Anne cherchait l'amour (featuring Elli Medeiros)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Jacno  •  Elli Medeiros

L'Enfant secret (1982)

Jean-Baptiste, a filmmaker, and Elie, an actress, fall in love. To fight their unhappiness, they cling to their children: Jean-Baptiste to his film and Elie to her young son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Anne Wiazemsky  •  Henri de Maublanc  •  Xuan Lindenmeyer  •  Cécile Le Bailly

Jean-Baptiste, a filmmaker, and Elie, an actress, fall in love. To fight their unhappiness, they cling to their children: Jean-Baptiste to his film and Elie to her young son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philippe Garrel
CAST:  Anne Wiazemsky  •  Henri de Maublanc  •  Xuan Lindenmeyer  •  Cécile Le Bailly

The Island (2011)

In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why her soul mate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kamen Kalev
CAST:  Laetitia Casta  •  Bertille Chabert  •  Alejandro Jodorowsky  •  Thure Lindhardt

In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why her soul mate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kamen Kalev
CAST:  Laetitia Casta  •  Bertille Chabert  •  Alejandro Jodorowsky  •  Thure Lindhardt

Simone Barbes or Virtue (1980)

Simone and Martine are usherettes in a porno cinema in Montparnasse. Installed in the hall, they greet regulars, put men in their place, chat and pass the time. At midnight Simone departs to a lesbian nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marie-Claude Treilhou
CAST:  Ingrid Bourgoin  •  Martine Simonet  •  Michel Delahaye  •  Sonia Saviange

Simone and Martine are usherettes in a porno cinema in Montparnasse. Installed in the hall, they greet regulars, put men in their place, chat and pass the time. At midnight Simone departs to a lesbian nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marie-Claude Treilhou
CAST:  Ingrid Bourgoin  •  Martine Simonet  •  Michel Delahaye  •  Sonia Saviange

Paris Awakens (1991)

Adrien is 19 years old. He has not met his father, Clément for 4 years. Adrien returns home and the two try to better understand each other. Clément lives together with Louis, a twenty-something girl who wants to be an actress. The boy starts a flirt with Louise ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Judith Godrèche  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Thomas Langmann  •  Antoine Basler

Adrien is 19 years old. He has not met his father, Clément for 4 years. Adrien returns home and the two try to better understand each other. Clément lives together with Louis, a twenty-something girl who wants to be an actress. The boy starts a flirt with Louise ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Olivier Assayas
CAST:  Judith Godrèche  •  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Thomas Langmann  •  Antoine Basler

Moloch Tropical (2009)

An uprising threatens the president's celebratory dinner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Peck
CAST:  Zinedine Soualem  •  Sonia Rolland  •  Mireille Metellus  •  Nicole Dogué

An uprising threatens the president's celebratory dinner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raoul Peck
CAST:  Zinedine Soualem  •  Sonia Rolland  •  Mireille Metellus  •  Nicole Dogué

Leonera (2008)

Julia, a 25 year-old university student, two weeks pregnant, with no criminal record, is sent to prison. Julia murdered the father of her child. This story addresses maternity, jail and Justice; confinement, guilt and solitude; but above all it deals with Julia and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pablo Trapero
CAST:  Martina Gusman  •  Elli Medeiros  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Tomás Plotinsky

Julia, a 25 year-old university student, two weeks pregnant, with no criminal record, is sent to prison. Julia murdered the father of her child. This story addresses maternity, jail and Justice; confinement, guilt and solitude; but above all it deals with Julia and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pablo Trapero
CAST:  Martina Gusman  •  Elli Medeiros  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Tomás Plotinsky

Full Moon in Paris (1984)

Louise is dissatisfied with her mundane life in a bleak Parisian new-town. She rents a pied-à-terre in the city so she can experience independence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Éric Rohmer
CAST:  Pascale Ogier  •  Tchéky Karyo  •  Fabrice Luchini  •  Virginie Thévenet

Louise is dissatisfied with her mundane life in a bleak Parisian new-town. She rents a pied-à-terre in the city so she can experience independence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Éric Rohmer
CAST:  Pascale Ogier  •  Tchéky Karyo  •  Fabrice Luchini  •  Virginie Thévenet

Pure Life (2014)

1949, a French explorer goes on a solitary expedition in the Amazon forest. He leaves behind him a diary that reflects the meaning of Pure Life and his encounters but leaves the mystery of his own disappearance unsolved. Based on a true story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Banster
CAST:  Daniel Duval  •  Elli Medeiros  •  Jeremy Banster  •  Stany Coppet

1949, a French explorer goes on a solitary expedition in the Amazon forest. He leaves behind him a diary that reflects the meaning of Pure Life and his encounters but leaves the mystery of his own disappearance unsolved. Based on a true story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Banster
CAST:  Daniel Duval  •  Elli Medeiros  •  Jeremy Banster  •  Stany Coppet

Made in Italy (2008)

French writer Luca Morandi was born in Italy. He is forty years old and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. He doesn't know where to turn: France, his adopted home where he was raised, or Italy, the country of his birth, perfect, wonderful and ideal, like a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Giusti
CAST:  Gilbert Melki  •  Amira Casar  •  Caterina Murino  •  Françoise Fabian

French writer Luca Morandi was born in Italy. He is forty years old and finds himself at a crossroads in his life. He doesn't know where to turn: France, his adopted home where he was raised, or Italy, the country of his birth, perfect, wonderful and ideal, like a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stéphane Giusti
CAST:  Gilbert Melki  •  Amira Casar  •  Caterina Murino  •  Françoise Fabian

Paris, My Little Body Is Very Tired of This Big World (2000)

Two women, angry Myope and happy Lunette (both played by Franssou Prenant), bounce ideas off each other in a small apartment, until Lunette fashions a story about Agathe (Cecile Garcia Fogel) and her husband Pierrot (Manuel Cedron), a one-time musician who now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Françoise Prenant
CAST:  Manuel Cedron  •  Cécile Garcia-Fogel  •  Françoise Prenant  •  Serge Avédikian

Two women, angry Myope and happy Lunette (both played by Franssou Prenant), bounce ideas off each other in a small apartment, until Lunette fashions a story about Agathe (Cecile Garcia Fogel) and her husband Pierrot (Manuel Cedron), a one-time musician who now ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Françoise Prenant
CAST:  Manuel Cedron  •  Cécile Garcia-Fogel  •  Françoise Prenant  •  Serge Avédikian

Amanda (2018)

David, who gets by doing odd jobs, meets Léna, who has just moved up to Paris, and falls in love. But soon after, his life is brutally interrupted by the sudden death of his sister. Beyond the shock, and the pain, David now finds himself alone with his young niece ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikhaël Hers
CAST:  Vincent Lacoste  •  Isaure Multrier  •  Stacy Martin  •  Ophélia Kolb

David, who gets by doing odd jobs, meets Léna, who has just moved up to Paris, and falls in love. But soon after, his life is brutally interrupted by the sudden death of his sister. Beyond the shock, and the pain, David now finds himself alone with his young niece ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mikhaël Hers
CAST:  Vincent Lacoste  •  Isaure Multrier  •  Stacy Martin  •  Ophélia Kolb

Oh Les Filles! (2019)

What if French Rock were born with Edith Piaf? From sweet sixties pop to today's gender-indifferent anthems, from feminist rebels of the seventies to fashion icons of the social media age, from Françoise Hardy to Christine & The Queens, via Vanessa Paradis, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Armanet
CAST:  Jeanne Added  •  Jehnny Beth  •  Lou Doillon  •  Brigitte Fontaine

What if French Rock were born with Edith Piaf? From sweet sixties pop to today's gender-indifferent anthems, from feminist rebels of the seventies to fashion icons of the social media age, from Françoise Hardy to Christine & The Queens, via Vanessa Paradis, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  François Armanet
CAST:  Jeanne Added  •  Jehnny Beth  •  Lou Doillon  •  Brigitte Fontaine

The Shock of the Future (2019)

Paris, 1978. In a male-dominated music industry, Ana uses new electronic machines to make herself heard, thus creating a new sound that is destined to mark the decades to come: the music of the future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Collin
CAST:  Alma Jodorowsky  •  Philippe Rebbot  •  Geoffrey Carey  •  Teddy Melis

Paris, 1978. In a male-dominated music industry, Ana uses new electronic machines to make herself heard, thus creating a new sound that is destined to mark the decades to come: the music of the future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Collin
CAST:  Alma Jodorowsky  •  Philippe Rebbot  •  Geoffrey Carey  •  Teddy Melis

Tempest in a Teapot (1997)

American actor-director Arnold Barkus made this low-budget French film, a comedy set in New York, with scenes taking place in Chinatown, in a Franco-Greek cabaret, and on the Brooklyn Bridge. Brooklyn-born Max suspects his girlfriend Sophia has been cheating on him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnold Barkus
CAST:  Jackie Berroyer  •  Arnold Barkus  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Simon Abkarian

American actor-director Arnold Barkus made this low-budget French film, a comedy set in New York, with scenes taking place in Chinatown, in a Franco-Greek cabaret, and on the Brooklyn Bridge. Brooklyn-born Max suspects his girlfriend Sophia has been cheating on him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arnold Barkus
CAST:  Jackie Berroyer  •  Arnold Barkus  •  Maria de Medeiros  •  Simon Abkarian
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