The Last Hammer Blow
The Last Hammer Blow

The Last Hammer Blow

Director Alix Delaporte

Production year 2014

Length 83min.

Country France


A 13-year old boy who lives with his single sick mom in a trailer near the beach, comes in contact with the father he never knew when the man performs as a conductor at the local music theater.


Alix Delaporte
Alix Delaporte



Hélène Cases


Alix Delaporte, Alain Le Henry

Director of Photography

Claire Mathon

Production designer

Hélène Ustaze

Music by

Evgueni Galperine, Sacha Galperine


Pierre Tucat, Arnaud Rolland, Eric Tisserand


Louise Decelle


Romain Paul, Clotilde Hesme, Grégory Gadebois, Farida Rahouadj

Production company(ies)

Lionceau Films 14 Rue Charles Delescluze 75011 Paris France

Alix Delaporte

Alix Delaportefirst worked with the CAPA Agency as a reporter and cameraperson before directing the documentary Comme dans un rêve about Zinédine Zidane. She then decided to take a course in screenwriting at the Fémis and directed her first short films. Comment on freine dans une descente? won the Golden Lion for Best Short Film at the 2006 Venice IFF. In 2010, she directed her first feature, Angèle et Tony, selected for the Critics’ Week at the Venice FF. In France, the film received two Césars and was sold in more than 20 countries in the world. The Last Hammer Blow is her second feature.


Le piège (2005, short), Comment on freine dans une descente? (2006, short), Angel & Tony (2010), TheLast Hammer Blow (2014).

FILMS 2015