The Amazing Rocambole

Directed by Loïc Nicoloff

Written by Philippe Monot, Loïc Nicoloff

Produced by Philippe Braunstein, Audrey David, Jean-François Moussié (Fastprod)

comédie historique / aventures / 19 min.


In the mid-19th century, facing an editor who stubbornly refuses to give him a raise, what can young writer Ponson du Terrail do… except sacrifice Rocambole, the hero of his daily serial?



HD Couleurs scope


Ponson du Terrail / Rocambole : Amaury de Crayencour

Delamarre / Sir Williams : Nicolas Marié

Lucile / Blanche : Emilie Piponnier

Ecrivain : Frédéric Gorny

Ecrivain : Philippe Ohrel

Ecrivain : Eric Mariotto

Le crieur : Pierre Cachia

Jardin : Jean-Philippe Meyer


Image : Xavier Dolleans

Editing : Nathan Delannoy

Production design : Yann Nicolas

Sound : Samy Bardet, Renaud Michel

Music : Manuel Bleton

Assistant director : Mattéo Porrani

Production manager : Audrey David


Sierre, Suisse (2016)

Gérone - FIC.Bie, Espagne (2016)

Pune, Inde (2017)

Warsaw Independent film festival (INT), Pologne (2016)

Slemani, Irak (2016)

Sandpoint, Etats-Unis (2016)

Rousset, France (2016)

Porto Vecchio - Des Courts en Fête, France (2018)

Pont-à-Mousson, France (2016)

Toulouse - FIFFH, France (2016)

Prague - Festival du film Français, République Tchèque (2016)

Colmar, France (2016)

Hong-Kong, Chine (2016)

Kalpanirjhar, Inde (2016)

Pune - Buddha Film Festival, Inde (2016)

Tokyo - Short Shorts, Japon (2017)

Les Rencontres du court métrage, France (2017)

Court maintenant, France (2017)

Tubingen & Stuttgart, Allemagne (2016)

Rhode Island, Etats-Unis (2016)

Paris - BD6Né, France (2016)

Festival européen du Film Court de Brest, France (2016)

Meudon, France (2016)

Huesca, Espagne (2016)

Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, France (2016)

Ecran Libre, France (2017)

Faites des courts, France (2017)

Paris Courts Devant, France (2016)

Josselin, France (2017)

Hagondange, France (2016)

Sens, France (2017)

Festival International du Film d'Aubagne - Alcimé, France (2016)

Tourtour, France (2016)

Cleveland, Etats-Unis (2016)

Saint-Etienne - Tournez court, France (2016)

Reggio, Italie (2016)

Strasbourg - Chacun son court, France (2016)

Rouen, France (2017)

Madrid - Alcine, Espagne (2016)


Best Cinematography - Warsaw Independent film festival (INT), Pologne (2016)

3rd Price - Sandpoint, Etats-Unis (2016)

Prix de la meilleure musique - Pont-à-Mousson, France (2016)

Best Comedy Short - Rhode Island, Etats-Unis (2016)

Prix du public - Paris - BD6Né, France (2016)

Mention spéciale du jury - Hagondange, France (2016)

"En short" Prix jeune Public - Rouen, France (2017)


France 3

TV5 Monde

Latest news on this film

The Amazing Rocambole online

If you haven’t seen yet, you will be able to watch our short movie THE AMAZING ROCAMBOLE by Loïc Nicoloff, on FilmoTV online, starting November 1st.


2 short films travelling across France…

Short films 9.58 and THE AMAZING ROCAMBOLE have been selected by the “Fête du Court-Métrage” to be featured in their very own programs “Everything about sports” and “Make me laugh”.


Rocambolesque ending Valence festival

Loïc Nicoloff 's historical comedy about relations between authors and publishers in the XIXth century is to be screened tonight, April the 1st, during the Valencia Writers Festival closing ceremony.


The Amazing Rocambole: From France to Japan

After being selected at the 18th Aubagne Music and Film Festival, Loïc Nicoloff's short film keeps on traveling and will be screen in Japan at the Short Short festival.


The Amazing Rocambole on the international scene

 The historical comedy by Loïc Nicoloff has already won 7 awards in France and abroad . It has been selected in festivals of more than 10 different nationalities. Among others titles, it won the best comedy award in Rhode Island, best picture in Warsaw and the audience award in Paris BD6ne. 7 


End of post-production for The Amazing Rocambole

The post-production of the historical comedy directed by Loïc Nicoloff has just been completed. This ambitious project helps us discover nineteenth-century serial writers.