Léa Pool

In 1975 Léa POOL (1950, Switzerland) immigrated from Switzerland to Canada to complete a bachelor’s degree in communications at the University of Québec, Montréal. Since then, she has directed numerous videos, short films, features and television programmes. In 1984, she wrote and directed her first feature film, La femme de l'hôtel, which was enthusiastically acclaimed by the public and the critics. Mommy Is at the Hairdresser's (2008) is her latest film.


Laurent Lamerre, portier (1978, doc), Strass Café (1981), La femme de l'hôtel (1984), Anne Trister (1986), A corps perdu/Straight for the Heart (1988), Hotel Chronicles (1989, doc), Le demoiselle sauvage/The Savage Woman (1991), Montréal vu par (segment Rispondetemi, 1992), Mouvements du désir/Desire in Motion (1993), Gabrielle Roy (1998, doc), Emporte-moi/Set Me Free (1999), Lost and Delirious (2000), Le papillon bleu/The Blue Butterfly (2002), Maman est chez le coiffeur/Mommy Is at the Hairdresser's (2008)