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Petite Lumière

A Short film by Alain Gomis

Produced by Mille et Une Productions

Production year : 2003

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Actors (5)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Mille et Une Productions

Foreign production company :

Ika 964


Dakar in Senegal. Fatima is a young girl, she's 8. She wonders while she opens the fridge if light stays on once the fridge door is closed. She finds out that the light is off. So Fatima goes out, closes her eyes, opens them, closes them again. Do people still exist when their eyes are shut?

Full credits (9)

Executive Producers :

Édouard Mauriat, Anne-Cécile Berthomeau

Foreign Producer :

Éric Idriss Kanago

Sound recordists :

Alioune Mbow, Bruno Reiland

Production Designer :

Rackie Diankha

Costume designer :

Thiaw Passendy

Screenwriter :

Alain Gomis

Director of Photography :

Aurélien Devaux

Editor :

Fabrice Rouaud

Music Composers :

Constance Barres, Patrice Gomis

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Social comedy

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Production language :

African dialect

Coproducer countries :

France, Senegal

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Majority French (France, Senegal)

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Runtime :

15 min

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Visa issue date :


Production formats :

Super 16

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Audio format :

Dolby SR

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Festival Selections (9)

Festival of Nations (Ebensee) - 2005

Festival of Nations (Ebensee) (Austria, 2005)


International Competition

Lutin Short Film Awards - 2004

Lutin Short Film Awards (France, 2004)


Fiction Films Nominated

Awards (3)