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Mirages

Mirages

A Short film by Emanuel Licha

Production year : 2010

    Synopsis

    Mirages shows images of the training camp and the interviews of those who work behind the scenes: the decorator, the make-up man, the pyrotechnician, the actors coach as well as American and Iraqi extras who evoke their perception of the reality which they contribute to create. The role played by the war journalists appears through sequences showing the device set up to help them to produce good images.

    Actress

    Subject

    Mirages takes place on a set of Iraqi village in the middle of the desert Mojave in California. Conceived and used by the American army for the training of troops before their departure for Iraq, this village was built and continues to be operated under the supervision of Hollywood technicians. The extras who play the role of the inhabitants of this village are recruited among the Iraqi Diaspora.

    Photos

    Full credits (2)

    Producer :

    Emanuel Licha

    Editor :

    Emanuel Licha

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Video art

    Themes :

    Architecture, City/urban themes, Cinema, Theater, War, Conflict, Media

    Production language :

    French, English

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2010

    Runtime :

    19 min 30 seconds

    Production formats :

    HDV - HD-CAM

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.77

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    Festival Selections (3)