Thus began Antoine’s Downgoing / Ainsi commença le déclin d’Antoine

(Fiction, France, 2021, 22', C, En ST)

by Paul Rigoux

with Mélodie Adda, Abraham Wapler

Thus began Antoine’s Downgoing


Antoine – a grieving loner – spends his days in a café on the Place de Clichy watching people. Every day, he sees a woman he calls Albertine get out of the metro and go to the cinema. Today, he takes it upon himself to talk to her.

Film Author :

Paul Rigoux
Paul Rigoux

Paul Rigoux was born in Bordeaux. After a Master’s degree in film law and a diploma in distribution at the Fémis, Ainsi commença le déclin d’Antoine, his first short film.

Other movies: Competition Prix Sauvage Corto

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