MADGALA is a free and poetic adaptation of Mary Magdalene's last days in the desert. The Saint lives her last days alone, withdrawn in the middle of nature. The forest is her home, her refuge, her world. Patiently, she waits for death to come.
Damien Manivel directed several reknown shorts and four features premiered and awarded in prestigious film festival such as Cannes, Locarno, Venice, San Sebastian... His last film, Isadora’s Children, won the Best director award in Locarno.
Martin Bertier has met Damien Manivel on The Park in 2014. Then, he decided to joined Damien’s company MLD Films where they produce together. Martin Bertier is also producer for 5A7 Films he cofounded. His last production I COMETE won the special Jury Price in Rotterdam.
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