Pascal Rabaté is one of the most important authors of French contemporary graphic novels, both as an illustrator and writer. He is also an acclaimed film director. Having already directed a short, Cavaliers faciles, in 2006, his adaptation of Les Petits Ruisseaux (Wandering Streams) for the big screen became his first feature film in 2010. His second feature Holidays by the Sea(2011) won numerous awards including the Best Director Award at Karlovy Vary. Patchwork Family followed in 2014. The Voiceless is his fourth feature film.