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The Death of Olivier Bécaille

The Death of Olivier Bécaille

A Short film by Thibault Dentel

Produced by Caboche

Production year : 2008

    Synopsis

    France, on 1919. Olivier Bécaille is in the middle of a crisis of catalepsy. His limbs are paralyzed, he falls into low blood pressure, into hypothermia, cannot make the slightest gesture but sees everything and hears everything. On the other hand, his circle of acquaintances thinks that he is dead: his wife the first one, then the neighbor and finally the doctor. They then decide to bury him.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Caboche

    Subject

    Adapted from The Death of Olivier Bécaille by Emile Zola.

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (12)

    Executive Producer :

    Thibault Dentel

    Screenwriter :

    Thibault Dentel

    Sound Recordist :

    Olivier Le Cherpie

    Editor :

    Thibault Dentel

    Continuity supervisor :

    Dad L'Hoest-Martin

    Music Composer :

    Julie Roué

    Author of original work :

    Émile Zola

    Director of Photography :

    Jean-Baptiste Vaccaro

    Production Manager :

    Thibault Dentel

    Sound Editor :

    Julien Rochard

    Production Designer :

    Thibault Dentel

    Sound Mixer :

    Julien Rochard

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Literary adaptation , Psychological drama

    Themes :

    Fear, Death

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2008

    Runtime :

    22 min

    Visa number :

    121.831

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None