The Strange Case of Jacky Caillou

Jacky Caillou

63rd TIFF: Greek Premiere

Small village, high in the French Alps, today. Jacky Caillou lives with his loving grandmother Gisele, a magnetic healer respected by all. Elsa, a young woman comes from the city to consult: a strange hairy dark stain grows on her back… When the village starts to suffer herd killings, and his grandmother pass away, Jacky urgently needs to understand if he inherited the ancestral gift. Will he manage to save both Elsa and his village?

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Direction: Lucas Delangle
Script: Lucas Delangle, Olivier Strauss
Cinematography: Mathieu Gaudet
Editing: Clément Pinteaux
Sound: Gaël Eléon, Laura Chelfi, Paul Jousselin
Music: Clément Decaudin
Actors: Thomas Parigi, Lou Lampros, Edwige Blondiau, Jean-Louis Coulloc'h, Romain Laguna, Georges Isnard
Production: Les films du clan
Producers: Charles Philippe, Lucile Ric
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: France
Production Year: 2022
Duration: 92΄
Contact: Best Friend Forever

Lucas Delangle

Born in Sarthe in 1987, Lucas graduated from La Fémis in directing. Upon graduation, he worked as assistant director on Claire Simon’s documentaries, The Competition, The Woods Dreams Are Made Of (2015), and as a scriptwriter on Romain Laguna’s first feature film Meteorites. In 2017, he directed a medium-length documentary Du Rouge au Front.

The Strange Case of Jacky Caillou, written with Olivier Strauss is his first feature film.


2011 Blanc (short)
2012 Faux frères (short)
2013 Les chaussettes mouillées (short)
2017 Du rouge au front (short doc)
2022 The Strange Case of Jacky Caillou