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Yotam Ben-David

HAVE YOU SEEN THAT MAN ?

France, Romania / 2020 / 15’
French Premiere

Yotam Ben David
A field at night. A man lying dead. Young boys
staring at the corpse with eyes wide open, their
torch glowing in the dusk. Night-time, a torch, a
child’s eyes: such are Yotam Ben-David’s tools
in his quest for the truth. In turns, a boy knocks
on doors in the village and asks the women who
open if they know that man. There are as many
answers as there are women, as many narrative
registers, as many alternative, successive or
complementary truths. A mosaic of fates lying in
wait for the villager: a historical anthropology of
a village in black and flame. (Nathan Letoré)

Technical sheet

Original Version : Romanian.
Subtitles : English, French.
Script : Yotam Ben-David.
Photography : Ana Draghici.
Editing : Yotam Ben-David.
Sound : Flora Pop.
Casting : Adrian Dragoi, Daniel Manta, Vladut Manta, Ionut Manta.
Production : Jérôme Blesson (La Belle Affaire Productions), Eva Pervolovici (META Cultural Foundation).
Distribution : Jérôme Blesson.
Filmography : Thunder from the sea, 2018. Long Distance, 2015. Remains, 2013.

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