UNDER YOUR FINGERS
Animation Short | 12 min, 54 sec | 2014 | France | US Premiere
SHOWTIME: 9:19PM – (All times are subject to change)
The day of the cremation of her grand mother, Emilie, a young mixed-race Asian girl, buries herself
into her grandmother memories. She discovers the Indochina of Hoa, her romantic encounter with
Jacques (a French colon), the birth of Linh (Emilie’s mother) and her tragic departure to France in
She relives with Linh, the arrival into the camp of Sainte-Livrade, the exploitation of the Indochinese
women by the market gardeners of Lot-et-Garonne.
Between memories, dance, anger and traditional rituals, Emilie learns to accept this heritage…
Jean-François Le Corre
Director: Marie-Chrisitine Courtes
After her studies in literature and History in Toulouse (France), Marie-Christine Courtès
held a degree in journalism. From 1994 to 1997, she coordinated news in French for the
Vietnamese channels TVK and VTV and she was a correspondent in Cambodia for
Worldwide Television News. In 2004 she wrote and directed her first documentary. Sous
tes doigts is the first animated film that she directs.