Le plombier


Xavier Seron et Méryl Fortunat-Rossi






Tom, a Flemish comedian used to doing cartoon character’s voices, replaces offhand a doubler friend. He finds himself in the studio of a pornographic french speaking film. Catherine, an experienced actress, will be his partner. Tom will play the plumber.




Xavier Seron After law studies, Xavier Seron enters IAD (Belgium) in 2001. In 2005, Rien d’Insoluble, his end of studies movie, is selected in numerous festivals worldwide among which the Venice Mostra. In 2007, he directs with Christophe Hermans a short film of fiction entitled The Crab. The movie is selected in many festivals, in particular at the international short film festival of Angers. In 2008, he collaborates at the writing of the long-length documentary The Parents of Christophe Hermans and cowrites Together with the dust, Jacques Molitor’s short film (selected to the festival of Locarno). At the request of Bouli Lanners, he directs the making-of of the movie El Dorado. In 2011, he commits with Méryl Fortunat-Rossi an ethological short film entitled "Moonshine".The movie nominated at the Magritte and rewarded many times (Jean-Jacques Rausin who plays the lead role, won three prizes of interpretation. In 2013, he directs Dreamcatchers with Cédric Bourgeois , a full-length documentary about Belgian wrestlers. Today, Xavier has just finished the shooting of a new short film with Méryl Fortunat-Rossi entitled The Black Bear as well as his first feature film of fiction: "Je me tue à le dire". Since 2012, he supervises end of studies movies at IAD. Méryl Fortunat Rossi French director born in Arles on April 24th, 1979. He discovers photography in high school before turning to the cinema. Between 1998 and 2000, he co-directs three amateur short films. From 2001 till 2005, he studies direction in Belgium at the Arts of Broadcasting Institute (IAD). He lives today in Brussels where he shares his time between television ( RTBF) and his own creations. His last fiction "Moonshine" has already received 9 prizes worldwide and was nominated at the Magritte(Belgian Césars) for the best short film. Concerning documentary, Aparicion has been selected to the festivals of Aix-en-Provence, Amiens, Split and Brussels. In 2014, he co-directs " The black bear " with Xavier Seron.