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Le Mozart des pickpockets

Le Mozart des pickpockets

A Short film by Philippe Pollet-Villard

Produced by Karé Productions

Production year : 2006

    Synopsis

    Philippe and Richard live off petty scams in the Parisian neighborhood of Barbès. They find themselves responsible for a deaf-mute Romanian child. After trying to get rid of the child, they attempt to make him work. Despite the language barrier, the boy manages to devise his own method of stealing.

    Actors (7)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Karé Productions

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Premium Films

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Photos

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producers :

    Antoine Rein, Fabrice Goldstein

    Screenwriter :

    Philippe Pollet-Villard

    Sound Recordist :

    Vincent Piponnier

    Sound Editor :

    Vincent Piponnier

    Production Designers :

    Laurent Tesseyre, Jérémy Streliski

    Costume designer :

    Nathalie Benros

    Assistant director :

    Patricia Eberhard

    Director of Photography :

    Philippe Piffeteau

    Editor :

    Cyril Nakache

    Continuity supervisor :

    Caroline Leloup

    Music Composer :

    Flemming Nordkrog

    Sound Mixer :

    Gérard Rousseau

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy, Burlesque comedy

    Themes :

    Fraud, Encounters

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2006

    Runtime :

    31 min 30 seconds

    Visa number :

    113.179

    Visa issue date :

    16/10/2006

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (1)

    Director

    News (10)

    Festival Selections (31)

    Short Shorts Film Festival - 2009

    Short Shorts Film Festival (Japan, 2009)

    Selection

    UniFrance Films Program

    VIS Vienna Independent Shorts - 2009

    VIS Vienna Independent Shorts (Austria, 2009)

    Selection

    International Competition

    International Youth Film Festival of Gijon - 2007

    International Youth Film Festival of Gijon (Spain, 2007)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Regensburg Short Film Week - 2007

    Regensburg Short Film Week (Germany, 2007)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2007

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2007)

    Selection

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

    Brussels Short Film Festival - 2007

    Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium, 2007)

    Selection

    International Competition

    Brest European Short Film Festival  - 2006

    Brest European Short Film Festival (France, 2006)

    Selection

    European Competition

    Awards (10)

    Academy Awards - 2008

    Academy Awards (United States, 2008)

    Awards

    Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2008

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2008)

    Awards

    Cesar Award for Best Short Film

    Lutin Short Film Awards - 2007

    Lutin Short Film Awards (France, 2007)

    Awards (2)

    Lutin Award for Best Screenplay : Philippe Pollet-Villard

    Lutin Award for Best Editing : Cyril Nakache

    Cannes International Film Festival - 2007

    Cannes International Film Festival (France, 2007)

    Awards (3)

    France 3 Prize - Gras Savoye Selection

    RTP2 Onda Curta Prize - Gras Savoye Selection

    Gras Savoye Prize

    Brussels Short Film Festival - 2007

    Brussels Short Film Festival (Belgium, 2007)

    Awards

    International Audience Prize

    Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival - 2007

    Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (France, 2007)

    Awards (3)

    Grnad Prize National Competition


    Attention Talent Fnac Prize

    Brest European Short Film Festival  - 2006

    Brest European Short Film Festival (France, 2006)

    Awards

    Audience Prize from the Gan Foundation