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The Bitter End

A Short film by Sylvain Pioutaz

Produced by Kometa films

Production year : 2011

Synopsis

Somewhere in France, a factory is going to close its doors. Desperate, condemned to redundancy, nine workers decide to take hostage the German CEO of the group who came to participate in the final negotiations. During this decisive night, each of them will face their doubts and will discover their limits.

Actors (9)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Kometa films

Film exports/foreign sales :

L'Agence du court métrage

Full credits (14)

Executive Producer :

Edyta Janczak-Hiriart

Screenwriters :

Sylvain Pioutaz, Marion Truchaud

Director of Photography :

Alfredo Altamirano

Assistant Operator :

Éloi Rimmelspacher

Editor :

Frédéric Baillehaiche

Continuity supervisor :

Amélie Wencker

Costume designer :

Carole Birling

Assistant director :

Lucile Jacques

Voice :

Alain Ducardonnet, Maureen Grisot

Sound Recordist :

Nicolas Rhode

Production manager :

Chiara Girardi

Sound Editor :

Alexandre Hecker

Production Designer :

Marie d'Alençon

Sound Mixer :

Ivan Gariel

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Psychological drama

Themes :

Unemployment, Economics, Power

Production language :

French

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

2011

Runtime :

22 min 42 seconds

Visa number :

130;903

Visa issue date :

30/12/2011

Production formats :

HD 4K

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.85

Audio format :

Digital 5.1

Rating restrictions :

None

Director

Festival Selections (2)

Festival of Nations (Ebensee) - 2012

Festival of Nations (Ebensee) (Austria, 2012)

Selection

International Competition

Awards

Website