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Tiresia, film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byBertrand Bonello
Written byBertrand Bonello
Luca Fazzi
StarringLaurent Lucas
Clara Choveaux
Thiago Telès
Célia Catalifo
Alex Descas
Music byAlbin De La Simone
Laurie Markovitch
CinematographyJosée Deshaies
Edited byFabrice Rouaud
Release date
  • 20 May 2003 (2003-05-20) (Cannes)
Running time
115 minutes

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]



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


  • 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.

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