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No Part of the Pig is Wasted

A Short film by Emma Perret

Produced by Moteur S'il Vous Plaît Production

Production year : 2007

    Synopsis

    A remote building site in a swamp zone. Six seasonal workers: Old Emir with a mustache; stocky José who moans all the time; chubby Ugo, a bit of a blockhead; swarthy Emiliano, so calm, so slow; raw-boned Peruvic, always starving and afraid; tetchy Marko who exudes restrained power and aggressiveness. They live there, with no privacy, in the middle of nowhere. Dug up mud and earth on one side, murky canal water on the other. And morning, afternoon, and night, they live off fish soup, while talking to each other, with despair and delight, about recipes of greasy chips and stuffed pork balls. But this difficult situation may change because Marko has an idea. By going in together, they could buy a piglet that they could fatten up on the scraps and leftovers.

    Actors (6)

    Production and distribution

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Christie Molia

    Director of Photography :

    Martin de Chabaneix

    Editor :

    Marie Luquet

    Production Designer :

    Éva Julhe

    Costume designer :

    Zaïa Koscianski

    Screenwriter :

    Emma Perret

    Sound Recordist :

    Martin Descombels

    Sound Editor :

    Martin Descombels

    Music Composer :

    Yvan Hio

    Sound Mixer :

    Pierre Atyasse

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Burlesque comedy

    Themes :

    Diet, Friendship

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2007

    Runtime :

    19 min 21 seconds

    Visa number :

    115.973

    Visa issue date :

    07/07/2007

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

    Rating restrictions :

    None