Ariane Labed, France/United Kingdom, 2019

28 minutes, French with English subtitles

Olla is a 2019 drama film that is written and directed by Ariane Labed and stars Romanna Lobach and Grégoire Tachnakian. It follows Olla, a woman from Eastern Europe, who responds to an advertisement on a dating site. She moves in with Pierre, who lives with his old mother in a suburb in France.


Ariane Labed made her debut in cinema as an actress in 2010 in Attenberg by Athina Tsangari, for which she received the Copa Volpi at the Venice Film Festival. She studied dance and theatre, and co-founded the Vasistas Theatre Company. As an actor she has worked with many internationally acclaimed directors. Olla is her first film as a writer and director.

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