PLUS T’APPUIES MOINS J’AI MAL
Billie and Coco, two eight-year-old outlaws and budding development protesters, live autonomously in a forest where making huts is strictly forbidden by public authorities. Although their den might be discovered any time by the Big Bad Riot Police and their bulldozer, one day at a time, they build their utopia of mutual care and sweet escape, between illnesses that don’t kill you but make you stronger, and trances filmed in slow motion, to the sound of pop music. Hard-won moments of freedom, to start over and over again.
Original version: French. Subtitles: English. Script: Elina Gakou Gomba, Jean Boiron-Lajous. With : Adam Nottaris, Aima Lian.
Production: Prima Luce (Loïc Legrand).
Distribution: Line 7 (Timothée Donay).
Filmography: La mémoire et la mer, 2012, Terra di Nessuno, 2015.
EP – Les Sentiers Expanded
A succession of colourful, flashy drawings: is this modern art? No, the first animation film conceived to be watched by apes. And here they are, indeed, seen from behind, gazing at the moving shapes...En savoir +
Billie and Coco, two eight-year-old outlaws and budding development protesters, live autonomously in a forest where making huts is strictly forbidden by public authorities. Although their den might...En savoir +
A Tongue Called Mother depicts the relationship between language, gestures and a liation. It slowly captures the actions and words of three generations of women in the same family and children...En savoir +
While two uniformed guards divulge themselves as spineless beings, animals carry on philosophical dialogues about important existential issues. At the same time the solution to one of the most...En savoir +
The beginning? That of fairy tale: the animals of the forest live happily in their natural habitat, they call home. The wonderful animation, combining papier-mâché, silkscreen printing, felt pen...En savoir +
In the snow-covered, austere landscape of a Polish town, a young North African seeks elusive comfort. The soup he eats at the local Arab restaurant doesn’t taste like the one back home, his flat is...En savoir +
During a year’s residency in the heart of the Lycée Thiers in Marseille, the directors suggested the invention of a poetic dream sequence exploring the intimate rapport, which exists between the...En savoir +
An animated film in four parts, in each of which a sibling recounts a childhood memory. The backdrop is the brutal ‘disappearing’ of their father during the Brazilian military dictatorship. The...En savoir +
A mother decides to take her daughter on a journey through Aleppo where she was born and raised. Personal stories are woven into those of the country. Meetings with ancestors, by way of the family...En savoir +
The pupils move around every inch of the playground day after day, before walking through the gate that separates them from the outside world. Within the confines of the playground, they chat and...En savoir +