ALL ABOUT US
The production company Tournez S’il Vous Plaît (TSVP) was founded in 2002 by two sisters, Christie and Agnès Molia.
We produce discovery and anthropology documentary series such as lands of women, 4x52' dedicated to matriarchal societies, or Rituals of the world, 15x26', about traditional societies worldwide (Arte). We have also produced the multi-award winning serie Archeological Investigations (30 x 26') of which 14 different episodes were selected in international archeological film festivals such as Rovereto, Arkaïos, Bidassoa, Bordeaux, Narbonne, Toulouse or Licodia Eubea. Two were winners in Rassegna : Crète, le mythe du Labyrinthe, (Premio Archeoclub d'Italia), and L'histoire oubliée des Swahilis (Mensione speziale CinemAmoRe).
We also produce historical documentaries : 2x90' on Napoleon in 2021, or films about WWII or french recent history.
TSVP has a long collaboration with french national public television such as France 2 (Infrarouge), France 3 (films about heritage for must-see shows like Des Racines et des Ailes), France 5 (Science grand format, 90', four scientific primes produced, or a discovery serie, Drôle de villes pour une rencontre, 6x52', fifth season).
We also produce films about cinema, such as Tom Cruise, an eternal youth, Banderas/Almodovar, from desire to double, or FilmmakErs, about gender in cinema.
Our productions are often selected in prestigious festivals, like Maids, about the scandal of oppressed asian maids, selected at FIPA, FIGRA and Prix Albert Londres 2017 or Burma,the power of monks about nationalism in Myanmar, which was selected in FIGRA 2018. Klaus Barbie, the hunt was selected in Pessac international history film festival in 2017.
Many of our documentaries were broadcasted internationally, on RTBF (Belgium), ZDF (Germany), SVT (Sweden), RTS (Switzerland), SBS (Australia), RAI (Italy), NHK (Japan), RT1 (Russia)...
Following the creation of Moteur S’il Vous Plaît (MSVP) in 2004, Christie and Agnès began producing full-length works of fiction. They produced Grown ups by Anna Novion, with Jean-Pierre Darroussin, selected at the International Critics' Week at Cannes (2008) and 8 times up by their brother Xabi Molia, starring Julie Gayet and Denis Podalydès, laureate at Tokyo in October 2009. Xabi Molia’s second film,The Conquerors, with Denis Podalydès and Mathieu Demy was released in 2013. Xabi Molia's Kings for a day, with Kad Merad, Kacey Mottet Klein and Sylvie Testud, was released in 2018.
Abel & Gordon’s fourth feature film, Lost in Paris, was released in 2017. It was the second french-speaking film at the US box office that year. A new film is in production in 2022.
MSVP has produced Diego Ongaro’s Bob and the trees (selected at Sundance 2015 and Grand Prix at Karlovy Vary), and was associate producer of Ongaro's Down with the king, Grand prix at Deauville american film festival 2021.
Other feature films and TV fictions are in development.
TSVP and MSVP have a permanent staff of 15 and usually double its size with the collaboration of talented free-lances who contribute to our productions.