Colas, a fisherman, loves to read the dictionary—to the great displeasure of his wife, Elise, who complains about her husband’s laziness. One day Colas finds out that Elise has pulled out the pages of his dictionary in order to wrap the doughnuts she sells.


(13mins) | Mauritius


Mauritian Creole with English subtitles



David Constantin David Constantin was born in Mauritius in 1974, and studied at the Higher School of Audiovisuals in Toulouse, France. He is the founder of Festival Iles Courts, a festival of short films of the Indian Ocean islands. He has directed several short fiction and documentary films, as well as a couple of documentary features. In 2014 he directed his first fiction feature, Sugarcane Shadows.