Secret Nest

A film by Sophie Bredier

82 min. / documentary / 2017
An Alter Ego / Bip TV coproduction

recipient of the SCAM “Brouillon d’un Rêve” grant
with scriptwriting and development support from the Region of Lower Normandy
with development and production support from Procirep-Angoa
with production support from the CNC (National Center for Cinema and the Moving Image) and the Department of Calvados
with the participation of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
with the support of the
 Association Maison Maternelle Départementale of Bénouville (AMDB)
with the support of the City of Bénouville
with the support of SACEM in association with Ciclic / Region of Centre-Val de Loire

A castle in Normandy, close to the landing beaches. The lives of these residents unfolded behind a facade, under which they sheltered single mothers and wards of the state. Caught between imprisonment and protection, violence and hope, these unique “château owners” return to the sites to bring them back to life.

Festival Selections :
Dok Leipzig – Allemagne – 2017
FIPA – Biarritz – 2018
DOXA – Vancouver – 2018

<p><a href=”″>Trailer Secret nest / Bande-annonce Maternit&eacute; secr&egrave;te – a film by Sophie Bredier</a> from <a href=”″>Alter Ego</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>