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" The Lonely Child "


feature film in development​ with LES FILMS DE LA CAPITAINE & KALPA FILMS

Atelier Scénario Fémis 2021, under the direction of Jacques Akchoti

script consultant: Aude Py

finalist at WIPP


written and directed by Valentina Casadei

It has been a year since Sylvie lost her teenage son, Oscar, who disappeared overnight without a trace. One day, she discovers that he lives in Paris, in a tent, in front of the Canal Saint Martin. 


" The Permission "


short film​ in development with CINQ DE TRÈFLE

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

Twenty-year-old Lina is waiting for her boyfriend Thomas, arrested for drug trafficking, to get out of prison. While those close to her live their lives and relationships to the full, Lina's days are long and monotonous. Once a month, when Thomas is on leave, the couple reunite, more in love than ever. But this time Lina realizes that Thomas hasn't changed and probably never will. 


" My Fir Tree "


short film​ in development with CINQ DE TRÈFLE

developed in the Screenwriting Residency "À l'Abri du Tilleul"

Best Screenplay in the Screenplay Competition "À l'Encre du Tilleul"

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

A young kid looking for his father's love spends his afternoons on top of the tallest tree in their fir tree farm. Until the day when "his" tree is chosen to decorate their town square for Christmas. 

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" Night Shift "

19 min

Paris, 2024

in distribution


with the support of the City of Paris, in collaboration with the CNC

with the support of the Procirep-Angoa

with Foëd Amara, Camille Lethuillier, Vincent Németh, Lily Rubens, Françoise Rey

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

Karim, a cab driver in his thirties, is abandoned by his wife, Marie. His daughter, Julie, blames him. Unable to leave her alone at home, Karim takes Julie with him on his night shifts. During one night, in contact with the other passengers, they have no choice but to confront each other. This will be the occasion for them to overcome together the void left by Marie.

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" End of September "

15 min

Bologna, 2020


produced by FIRST CHILD

with the support of the Emilia Romagna Film Commission

distributed by TINY DISTRIBUTION

sales agent: ZEN MOVIE

with Matteo Olivetti, Malik Gueye, Aziz Es Samhouny

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

Two brothers, without a father figure, try to navigate the experiences of their ages and desires, while surviving a less-than-perfect living arrangement with an absent, alcoholic mother.  


" Blessed Days "

12 min

Paris, 2017


produced by EICAR

distributed by ARTEX FILM

bought by SHORTLY

with Florence Monge, Daniel Schrompfer, Elisa Sergent, Luca Bondioli

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

Adèle, an 85 years old lady, confronts very hardly the loss of her husband, after 63 years of shared life. An unexpected dream, will bring Adele to relive the last moments of their life together, at the museum. She will be able to overcome the pain.


All About Emily "

8 min

Paris, 2016


produced by EICAR

with Florence Monge, Jelle Samminadin

written and directed by Valentina Casadei

A modest housekeeper keeps being bullied by an hysterical bourgeois for no apparent reason. Forced to endure these abuses in order to avoid being sent back to Cuba, she makes a discovery that will change everything.

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