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The Sofa Principle

The Sofa Principle

A Short film by Samuel Hercule, Mike Guermyet

Produced by Sombrero Films, CBD Prod

Production year : 2004

    Synopsis

    Seven days was all it took for God to create earth and sky, man and woman, Simon and Garfunkel. Seven days was all it took for us to realize our mistake. And that's when the Sofa Principle was invented.

    Actors (2)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producers :

    Sombrero Films, CBD Prod

    Photos (3)

    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producers :

    Alain Benguigui, Thomas Verhaeghe

    Directors of Photography :

    Thibaut Richard, Xavier Arpino

    Editors :

    Pierre Gilbert, Philippe Vincent

    Music Composers :

    Timothée Jolly, Denis Mignard

    Screenwriters :

    Mike Guermyet, Samuel Hercule

    Sound recordists :

    Raphaël Mouterde, Nicolas Delatte

    Production Designer :

    Luc Vernay

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Legend

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2004

    Runtime :

    9 min 30 seconds

    Visa number :

    109.620

    Visa issue date :

    26/02/2004

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Directors (2)

    News (2)

    Festival Selections (27)

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2005

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2005)

    Selection

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

    Uppsala International Short Film Festival - 2004

    Uppsala International Short Film Festival (Sweden, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Locarno International Film Festival - 2004

    Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition: Leopards of Tomorrow

    Message to Man - 2004

    Message to Man (Russia, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Festival of Nations (Ebensee) - 2004

    Festival of Nations (Ebensee) (Austria, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Hamburg International Short Film Festival - 2004

    Hamburg International Short Film Festival (Germany, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Brussels Short Film Festival - 2004

    Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium, 2004)

    Selection

    International Competition

    RIFF - 2004

    RIFF (Italy, 2004)

    Selection


    Stockholm International Film Festival - 2003

    Stockholm International Film Festival (Sweden, 2003)

    Selection

    Official International Competition

    Hull International Short Film Festival - 2003

    Hull International Short Film Festival (Great Britain, 2003)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Cannes International Critics' Week - 2003

    Cannes International Critics' Week (France, 2003)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards (6)

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2005

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2005)

    Awards (2)

    Gras Savoye Prize for Best Emerging Short Film Director : Samuel Hercule

    Gras Savoye Prize for Best Emerging Short Film Director : Mike Guermyet

    Festival of Nations (Ebensee) - 2004

    Festival of Nations (Ebensee) (Austria, 2004)

    Awards (2)

    Silver Bear

    Price to the Best Experimental Film

    Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival - 2004

    Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France, 2004)

    Awards

    Special Jury Prize in the National Competition