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A Short film by Chloé Guerber-Cahuzac

Produced by O2B Films

Production year : 2008

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Actors (2)

Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

O2B Films


Mathieu, nine years old, is alone at home with his mother, Marie. She is very tense, shows herself particularly harsh with him. She does not stop getting excited, shouting while doing the housework. Her excessive furie masks a profound confusion that she sometimes lets show through. Mathieu, silently watches her struggling with her feelings. The behavior of his mother eventually upsets him, nevertheless.

Full credits (12)

Executive Producer :

Olivier de Bannes

Director of Photography :

Benoît Feller

Production Manager :

Benoît Auriol

Sound Editor :

Benoît Chabert d'Hières

Production Designer :

David Sanchez

Costume designer :

Bach Hoa Lien Pham

Screenwriters :

Chloé Guerber-Cahuzac, Michel Meyer

Sound Recordist :

Benoît Chabert d'Hières

Editor :

Svetlana Vaynblat

Continuity supervisor :

Caroline Roucoux

Music Composer :

Toumani Diabaté

Sound Mixer :

Benoît Chabert d'Hières

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Psychological drama, Portrait

Themes :

Childhood, Motherhood

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

12 min 40 seconds

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Audio format :

Dolby SR

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