Leatherdaddy is a 2018 Australian and French independent comedy/drama feature film written, directed and co-produced by Nicky Murphy under Rareamazing and Callumny Films. Starring Naomi Greene as Zoe, and Antoine Dumortier as Michel, Leatherdaddy takes place at a Parisian house party over the course of one night cutting between different friendship groups and their associated worlds. 
Plot[edit | edit source]
During the graduation celebrations at the lavish Parisian apartment of Michel, a rich 20-something; Zoe, an intoxicated American exchange student, receives word from the immigration department that she needs to be at the French prefecture the following morning for an important meeting to renew her visa which is set to expire the following week. While preparing to leave, Zoe discovers that her keys have been stolen from her bag.
In order to renew her visa and stay in France Zoe must find her keys and escape this seemingly never-ending party which is filled with all of the classic 20-something archetypes however as the night goes on, it becomes apparent that someone doesn't want Zoe to leave the party, out of their own self interest.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Naomi Greene as Zoe
- Antoine Dumortier as Michel
- Diva Cam as Lee
- Thomas Boulland as Luke
- Caroline Dumontier as Matilda
- Thomas Kergot as Lachy
- Leonor Oberson as Salome
- Staiv Gentis as Owen
- Morgan Lamorté as Vince
- Sylvain Baumann as Eckel
- Aminata Thiboult as Ping
- Diane Boucaï as Saara
- Christophe Perez as Jorge
- Adrien Mubu as Lakyn
- Lean Chihiro as Khleopatre
- Xavier Bonastre as Old Lady
- Zeina Thiboult as Nelly
Production[edit | edit source]
The story was written by Nicky Murphy throughout the second half of 2016 and the official production began in the May of 2017. Casting lasted one month in Paris, France, followed by one month of rehearsals and 14 nights of shooting between 5 locations in Paris.
Collaborations[edit | edit source]
Leatherdaddy's production designer, Zeïna Thiboult successfully sought sponsorship for the wardrobe and set design of the film. Leatherdaddy was dressed by Jour/né, Patrice Catanzaro and [Agnès B.] The props and set pieces came from La Petite Rockette and Chinemachine.
While not an official collaboration, the film has a running joke to show somebody drinking a Finkbräu beer in every scene.
Soundtracks[edit | edit source]
Leatherdaddy features original contributions by M. Sayyid of [Antipop Consortium], Aminata Thiboult, Laïla Amsallam, Joseph Rizzuto (Beppe) and [Deena (singer)].
References[edit | edit source]
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