Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani
Hélène Cattet (born in Paris) and Bruno Forzani (born in Menton, France) have been making films as spouses since the early 2000s. Their shorts as co-directors include Chambre jaune (2002), La fin de notre amour (2004) and Santos Palace (2006). They were also among the 26 international directors who directed a highly erotic segment in the anthology The ABCs of Death (2012), called “O is for Orgasm.” Their features have included Amer (2009) and The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears (2012). Their third feature film, Let the Corpses Tan, based on the novel of the same title by cult authors Jean-Patrick Manchette and Jean-Pierre Bastid, plays in select theaters from August 31 through Kino Lorber. The film had its world premiere at Locarno Film Festival, North American premiere at Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness section and US premiere in Austin’s Fantastic Fest.