Le Pénitent is a 2014 French language film directed, produced and scripted by Louis Martins. The film follows the central character, ‘The Girl’ as she comes to terms with the loss of a friend, her surreal dreams and the darkness inside her.

The film stars Kate Victors as ‘The Girl’, Adnan Akram as the ‘SS Officer’, Neil Stone as ‘The Private’ and Rosemary Locker as ‘Helena Amsel’. Principal photography took place in London and Paris in 2011. Le Pénitent was shot in black and white in a La Nouvelle Vague (The New Wave) style. Martins’ used film noir and neo noir methods to create the dark and foreboding world in which the story unfolds.

Le Pénitent is the first film by Martins’ in the European art cinema style.

Le Pénitent

Le Pénitent

Le Pénitent | English Subtitled Version

Le Pénitent | English Subtitled Version

The Interview

The Interview

Deleted Scenes

Directors Commentary

Directors Commentary

Production Stills

Production Stills

Cast, Crew and Character Profiles

Cast, Crew and Character Profiles

On-Set Photography

On-Set Photography

Design Stage

Design Stage

Promotional Material

Promotional Material