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Butterfly Woman

A Short film by Virginie Bourdin

Produced by Les Films du Nord

Production year : 2003

    Synopsis

    A spectator, a string puppet, applauds the magic tricks of the Femme Papillon, another string puppet with whom he’s in love. His clapping is so forceful that it snaps his strings. Suddenly free, he runs to the Femme Papillon, in the hope of winning her love by freeing her from her destiny.

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Nord

    Foreign production companies :

    Digital Graphics, La Boîte... Productions

    Co-production :

    Gorgone Productions

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Arnaud Demuynck

    Foreign producers :

    Marc Umé, Serge Umé

    Director of Photography :

    Morijke Van Kets

    Editor :

    Serge Kestemont

    Music Composer :

    Geert D'haene

    Screenwriter :

    Virginie Bourdin

    Co-producer :

    Éric Gleizer

    Sound Recordist :

    Arnaud Saulnier

    Production Designer :

    Luc Noël

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Animated film

    Sub-genre :

    Fairy tale

    Themes :

    Love

    Production language :

    No dialogue

    Coproducer countries :

    Belgium, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (Belgium, France)

    Production year :

    2003

    Runtime :

    10 min

    Visa number :

    105.151

    Visa issue date :

    23/01/2003

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections (22)

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2004

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2004)

    Selection

    Gras Savoye Prize for Best Producer and Director of a Short Film

    CoLCoA - 2003

    CoLCoA (United States, 2003)

    Selection

    Short Film Program

    Larissa Mediterranean Festival of New Directors - 2003

    Larissa Mediterranean Festival of New Directors (Greece, 2003)

    Selection

    International Competition

    "Tricky Women" - 2003

    "Tricky Women" (2003)

    Selection

    International Competition