Olivier Ducastel

Olivier Ducastel & Jacques Martineau – Drôle de Félix AKA The Adventures of Felix (2000)

A tale revolving around the carefree and bon-vivant, Felix, who is content living with his boyfriend, Daniel in the town of Dieppe in Northern France. When Felix is laid off from his job, he decides to take a road trip to Marseilles to track down the father he’s never met. Backpack in tow, Felix sets out walking, hitching and borrowing cars to get to the south of France. Springtime is budding, nature is at its best, and some unique characters await Felix along the dirtroads and byways of the French countryside. Read More »

Olivier Ducastel & Jacques Martineau – Crustacés & coquillages AKA Cockles & Mussels (2005)

For summer vacation, Marc and Béatrix take their two kids to the seaside house of Marc’s youth, where their daughter takes up with a biker and their sons roams the beach with his best friend, who is in love with him. Things get steamier when Béatrix’s lover Mathieu shows up, and Marc’s old flame appears. Read More »

Olivier Ducastel & Jacques Martineau – L’arbre et la forêt AKA Family Tree (2010)


Frédérick’s passion in life is growing trees, but for sixty years he has been cultivating something more potent than plant life – a dark secret. Only his wife and his son know the truth about his past. After his son’s death, Frédérick realises that he must now let the rest of his family in on his long-kept secret… Read More »