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My life in Versailles

Nathaniel H’limi | Clémence Madeleine-Perdrillat
5-12 Animation 2020 28 min France


Recently orphaned, 8-year-old Violette goes to live with her uncle Régis, a maintenance worker at the Château de Versailles. Shy, Violette hates him: she thinks he stinks, so she decides she won’t say a word to him. Behind the scenes of the Sun King, the stubborn little girl and the big bear will tame each other and go through their grief together.


  • Emi Lucas-Viguier
  • Frédéric Pierrot
  • Anne Alvaro
  • Malcolm Vallet-Armellino
  • Céline Ronté
  • Julien Sibre


  • Clémence Madeleine-Perdrillat


  • Anne-Sophie Coste
  • Antoine Gervais
  • Marie Mazière
  • Vincent Verdoux


  • Albin de la Simone


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Nathaniel H’limi

Nathaniel H’limi
Nathaniel H’limi

Graduated from the Beaux-arts in 2009, Nathaniel H’Limi directed stop-motion clips and had a parallel career as an art director (Nike, Leboncoin, Peugeot,…). In 2013, Nathaniel left to travel. He lived in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia and returned to France two years later. This passion for travel is reflected in his series of drawings “Bivouac”, as well as in his illustrations for the magazine “LONG COURS”. In 2016, he co-directed his first animated film La vie de Château (2020).


  • La Vie de Château (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm) 2020
  • Betty (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm) 2020
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Clémence Madeleine-Perdrillat

Clémence Madeleine-Perdrillat
Clémence Madeleine-Perdrillat

Clémence Madeleine-Perdrillat grew up in Paris. After studying Modern Literature, she decided to devote herself fully to screenwriting and joined the “Indélébiles” group. She directed several short films as well as La Vie de Château (2020). She worked as a scriptwriter on different projects for series like Nox (2017), Nona et ses filles (2021), Voltaire Mixte (2021), for feature films like Revenir (2019), for short films like Les Bigorneaux (2018) and on virtual reality projects such as L’île des morts (2018).


  • La Vie de Château (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm) 2020
  • Gigot-Bitume (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm) 2016
  • Le Cowboy de Normandie (court-métrage / short / Kurzfilm) 2014
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