Lea Mysius

Léa Mysius: ‘I wanted to film reality – from this came the fantastical’

By Emily Maskell

The director of olfactory wonder, The Five Devils, reflects on making a film about potions, memory and the sense of smell.

The Five Devils

By David Jenkins

Léa Mysius crafts an enigmatic tale about a young girl with a magical sense of smell in her auspicious second feature.

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The Five Devils – first-look review

By Caitlin Quinlan

A family’s quiet mountain life is disrupted by the arrival of a relative in Lea Mysius’ beguiling second feature.

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