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Burners

Burners

A Short film by Farid Bentoumi

Produced by Les Films Velvet

Production year : 2011

Synopsis

Amine, a young inhabitant of Algiers, buys a camcorder in a shop of Oran. He films souvenirs of his city, his apartment and, last time, images of his fiancée and her mother. With Malik, Lofti, Mohammed and Khalil, they embark on a boat of fortune to cross the Mediterranean Sea. Camera in hand, Amine films the tracks of their journey.

Actors (7)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Les Films Velvet

Film exports/foreign sales :

La Luna Diffusion

Photos (3)

Full credits (10)

Executive Producer :

Frédéric Jouve

Directors of Photography :

Lucas Leconte, Antoine Laurens

Production Manager :

Thomas Paturel

Sound Editor :

Julien Roig

Costume designer :

Marie-Frédérique Delestré-Hausseray

Screenwriter :

Farid Bentoumi

Sound Recordist :

Julien Roig

Editor :

Jean-Christophe Bouzy

Production Designer :

Salomé Aubry

Sound Mixer :

Vincent Verdoux

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Psychological drama

Themes :

Freedom, Emigration, Exile, Ocean, Fate, Unemployment

Production language :

Arabic, French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

2011

Runtime :

15 min

Visa number :

125.994

Visa issue date :

14/04/2011

Production formats :

HD

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

16/9

Audio format :

Dolby

Rating restrictions :

None

Director

News (3)

Festival Selections (14)

Awards (2)

Dubai International Film Festival  - 2011

Dubai International Film Festival (United Arab Emirates, 2011)

Awards

Special Prize from the Muhr Arab Shorts Competition Jury

Winterthur International Short Film Festival - 2011

Winterthur International Short Film Festival (Switzerland, 2011)

Awards

1st Prize in the International Competition