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Magical Caresses (Sweet Jesus)

Magical Caresses (Sweet Jesus)

Non-competitive programs Thematics programs Sea, Sex and Shorts

Tuesday 5 | 2pm


What happens when masturbation pays a visit... to "sweet Jesus"? With its fine humor, this short animated film questions the prohibitions imposed by religious morality on the female body and desires. It's a story full of goodness and questions, where good and evil mingle with prayers and caresses.

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National Film Board of Canada - Website

Distribution :

National Film Board of Canada - Website

Director(s) :
Lori Malépart-Traversy

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Lori Malépart-Traversy

Lori Malépart-Traversy is an animator born in Montreal in 1991. She studied visual arts and animation at Concordia University. Her graduation film, Le clitoris, was an international success, both on the festival circuit and online. With Caresses magiques, she continues to explore the vast theme of female sexuality.

25th Off-Courts Trouville from September 7 to 13 2024

The call for entries will be from April 10 to June 12, 2024 on

The program will be announced from July 17, 2024

Practical information :

All festival activities are free and open to all.
Cinema screenings are available free of charge with tickets, which can be collected on the day of the screening from the festival reception.