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The Take-Off

The Take-Off

A Short film by Romain Baudéan

Produced by Spleen Films

Production year : 2007

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Actors (5)

Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

Spleen Films


Further to the disappearance of their pilot father, Nicolas and his young brother Matthieu are taken in by their closest relative, an old uncle country priest in Normandy. Very quickly, Nicolas, affected by tuberculosis, sees himself forced to remain locked in his room. However, determined to find his father, he leaves to search for him on the Norman roads, in a long initiatory journey where he will cross paths with many strange characters.

Full credits (13)

Executive Producer :

Romain Baudéan

Director of Photography :

Florent Collignon

Production manager :

Aurélie Delvenne

Sound Editor :

Axel Dachet

Production Designer :

Jean-Marie Baudéan

Costume designer :

Fanny Éloir

Sound Mixer :

Axel Dachet

Screenwriters :

Romain Baudéan, Benoît Pillet

Sound recordists :

Basile Chassaing, Valentin Locard

Editor :

Romain Baudéan

Continuity supervisor :

Mélodie Robert

Music Composers :

Axel Dachet, Basile Chassaing, Arthur Lamarre

Special Effects :

Jérémy Chicheportiche

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Psychological drama, Legend

Themes :

Childhood, Wandering

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

29 min 30 seconds

Production formats :

Super 8 - DV-CAM

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections

Tehran International Short Film Festival - 2008

Tehran International Short Film Festival (Iran, 2008)


International Competition