Marie Monge et Vladimir de Fontenay

Women’s Island

Title : Women’s Island
Series 9×45’
Genre : societal drama

Director : Marie Monge and Vladimir de Fontenay
Scenario : Margaux Sarramon and Rodolphe Moyse

In writing process


2028, Port-Cros Island, south of France. Following a long-promised prison reform, the government opens a “Procreative Penitentiary”. This pilot experiment allows voluntary prisoners to exchange their prison sentence for a different kind of custody: 9 months of surrogacy. A measure that is intended as progressive… but quickly unleashes passions against it. Imprisoned surrogate mothers and upcoming parents become hostages of political stakes that extend far beyond them…