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The Ball of Wool

A Short film by Fatma-Zohra Zamoum

Produced by 5ème Planète

Production year : 2005

    Synopsis

    In the early 1970’, Mohamed brings over Fatiha and their two children to live with him in a French suburb. Mohamed continues to work and keeps to his routine closing the door with his key. His wife and two children find themselves prisoners in their own house. Fatiha invents original ways to communicate with the outside world.

    Actors (2)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    5ème Planète

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    Cathy Coopman

    Director of Photography :

    Jacques Boumendil

    Editor :

    Guillaume Paqueville

    Music Composer :

    Franck Sforza

    Screenwriter :

    Fatma-Zohra Zamoum

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierric Guennegan

    Production Designer :

    Émilie Ferrenq

    Costume designer :

    Nadège Bulfay

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama

    Themes :

    Family, Immigration

    Production language :

    French, Arabic

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2005

    Runtime :

    14 min 16 seconds

    Visa number :

    111.720

    Visa issue date :

    03/10/2005

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections (7)

    Awards (2)

    Vues d'Afrique Montréal Film Festival - 2006

    Vues d'Afrique Montréal Film Festival (Canada, 2006)

    Awards

    Special Mention from the Fiction Film Jury

    Larissa Mediterranean Festival of New Directors - 2006

    Larissa Mediterranean Festival of New Directors (Greece, 2006)

    Awards

    Silver Horse - Special Jury Prize - Mediterranean Competition

    Delegations