The inmates



Directed by

Hélène Trigueros

Written by

Hélène Trigueros

Music by

Paka, éditions Emma Productions




France, Bourgogne, the detention center of Joux-la Ville, the women’s section.

The shock of the sentence and the guilt in the face of the offense, every detainee has lived a long and painful process to accept the fact that they have committed a crime and understand the reasons that have brought them to prison. Five amongst them, imprisoned for long sentences, explain: the difficulty of everyday life in the company of so much suffering, the distress and solitude inside a cell, guilt towards their families, the sense of distance from the outside, the lack of affection, fear of leaving, future plans.

Each woman’s personal testimony tells the story of imprisoned women.

  • France Télévisions – France 3 Bourgogne Franche-Comté
  • KTO tv

Région Bourgogne

 France Télévisions – France 3 Bourgogne Franche-Comté

Philippe Djivas

Principaux festivals :

  • Territoire en Images Festival 2009 (Paris, France) : “Arrimage” Award
  • CIRCOM Festival 2006 (Danemark) : Special mention of the Jury
  • “Aux Ecrans du Réel”, 1st film european competition 2006 (Le Mans, France) : People’s Choice Award

Dynamo Production

Others productions
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