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Tiresia, film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Bertrand Bonello
Written by Bertrand Bonello
Luca Fazzi
Starring Laurent Lucas
Clara Choveaux
Thiago Telès
Célia Catalifo
Alex Descas
Music by Albin De La Simone
Laurie Markovitch
Cinematography Josée Deshaies
Edited by Fabrice Rouaud
Release date
  • 20 May 2003 (2003-05-20) (Cannes)
Running time
115 minutes
Country France
Language French

Tiresia is a 2003 French film directed by Bertrand Bonello and written by Bonello and Luca Fazzi.

Based on the legend of Tiresias, it tells of a transsexual who is kidnapped by a man and left to die in the woods. She is then saved by a family and receives the gift of telling the future. The film stars Laurent Lucas, Clara Choveaux, Thiago Telès and Célia Catalifo.

Tiresia was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.[1]


  • Bernard Stiegler, "Tirésias et la guerre du temps: Autour d'un film de Bertrand Bonello," De la misère symbolique: Tome 1. L'époque hyperindustrielle (Paris: Galilée, 2004): 163–85.


  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Tiresia". Retrieved 2009-11-07. 

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