Petite fleur

  • Santiago Mitre, 2022


José is an Argentinian cartoonist who lives in France with his wife and daughter. The loss of his job, the couple's crisis that comes with the newborn and the encounter with a strange neighbor will make him discover a series of unknown skills: taking care of the baby, saving his partner and murdering his neighbor... over and over again.

Filmmaker: Santiago Mitre

Santiago Mitre, Argentinian film director, is renowned for his impressive career, especially his film "Argentina, 1985". Prior to this success, in 2004 he co-directed "El amor (1ª parte)", his first feature film, and then began writing for film and television from 2006 onwards.

In 2011, he achieved a milestone with his film "El Estudiante", which participated in numerous festivals and received several awards, including the Special Jury Prize and the ADF Award at BAFICI, as well as the Special Jury Prize at Cineasti del Presente in Locarno. In 2015, he arrived at the Cannes Film Festival with "La Patota", winning the prestigious Nespresso Grand Prix and the FIPRESCI Award for Best Film among the Cannes parallel sections. In 2017, he presented "La Cordillera" at the Cannes Film Festival, with a good reception and the recognition of the ARTE Award for best screenplay from l'Atelier de la Cinéfondation.

The high point of his career came with "Argentina, 1985", which premiered at the 79th Venice International Film Festival and won the FIPRESCI international critics' award for best film. It also won recognition at the San Sebastian International Film Festival and was selected as one of the 5 best international films of 2022 by the National Board of Review. It also received the award for Best Foreign Language Film at the Golden Globe Awards and was nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film at the 95th Academy Awards.


  • Biography

    Santiago Mitre

  • Script

    Santiago Mitre y Mariano Llinás (basado en la novela de Iosi Havilio)

  • DOP

    Javier Juliá (A.D.F.)

  • Editor

    Alejo Moguillansky, Andrés Pepe Estrada y Mónica Coleman

  • Music

    Gabriel Chwojnik

  • Format/Duration

    4K - 94'

  • Cast

    Daniel Hendler, Vimala Pons, Melvil Poupaud, Sergi López y Françoise Lebrun.

  • Production

    La Unión de Los Ríos (Argentina), Panache Productions & La Compagnie Cinématographique (Bélgica), Setembro Cine (España), Logical Pictures y Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Regional Film Fund (Francia)