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IbaQsha, les irradiés

A Short film by Strad

Produced by By Us Publishing

Production year : 2005

    Synopsis

    Sixty years after the event that took place on August 6, 1945 in Hiroshima, we encounter the last survivors of the first atomic bomb ever launched against mankind.

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    By Us Publishing

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    By Us Publishing

    Co-production :

    Phoenix Studio

    Subject

    Adapted from “Hiroshima, mémoire du future”, the photo-reportage by Gérard Rancinan and the journalistic enquiry by Virginie Luc and Caroline Gaudriault, the director takes a trip back in time, from the present to the past, back until the very moment when the bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. It’s a trip that takes us into the faces, the gazes and the bodies that possess traces of the disaster. This journalistic and artistic work is less a commemoration than a look ahead into the future, driven by a desire to keep consciousness alert. Hiroshima marks a point of breakdown. For the first time, man’s genius made the idea of collective suicide possible. He’d at last conceived a “masterpiece” capable of destroying all of mankind. And there was light…

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Virginie Luc

    Screenwriter :

    Strad

    Co-producer :

    Pascal Stradella

    Sound Recordist :

    Jean-Baptiste Farran

    Sound Editor :

    Strad

    Special Effects :

    Strad

    Author of original work :

    Strad

    Voice-over :

    Virginie Luc

    Director of Photography :

    Gérard Rancinan

    Editor :

    Strad

    Music Composer :

    Laurent Garnier

    Sound Mixer :

    Strad

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Photography, History

    Production language :

    French, English

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2005

    Runtime :

    6 min 45 seconds

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Sepia

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

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