El origen del mal

Sébastien Marnier

France 125 min Spanish premiere Fiction


In a luxurious seaside villa, a modest young woman finds herself in the company of a strange family: an unknown and wealthy father, his extravagant wife, his daughter, an ambitious woman, a rebellious teenager, and their creepy maid. Between suspicions and lies, a mystery grows and the evil spreads.

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French CinemaDark ComedyFamíliaThriller


Sébastien Marnier

He is a writer and filmmaker. He began his studies in Applied Arts in Montreuil and later specialized in Illustration and Painting in Amiens. In 1998 he joined the University of Paris-VIII, where he obtained a degree in Cinema. It was at the end of his studies that he shot his first short film together with Sophie Guillemin. His first feature film was nominated for the César Awards, and School’s Out, his second film, was part of the Venice program. In parallel he has written several novels.

Filmography: The Origin of Evil (2022, D'A 2023), School's Out (2018), Faultless (2016), Handsome Jack (short film, co-directed, 2003), The Main Game (short film, co-directed, 2002), The Good Old Naughty Days (short film, 2002), Camille a Few More Minutes (short film, 1998)

Sébastien Marnier

Film information

Int. title: Origin of Evil
Original Title: L'origine du mal
Director: Sébastien Marnier
Script: Sébastien Marnier
Contact: Vercine
With: Laure Calamy, Doria Tillier, Dominique Blanc, Jacques Weber
Country: France
Year: 2022
Format: DCP
Length: 125 min
Language: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2023


El origen del mal