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Kill the Roach, l'art du geste

Kill the Roach, l'art du geste

A Short film by Dov Ellia, Paul Belêtre

Produced by L'Usine2Prod

Production year : 2012

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Actors (4)

Production and distribution

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Inspired by a gesture of day to day life Kill the Roach (Kill the cockroach(sneak)) is a dance step invented by a child in front of his father. They find themselves at the heart of old Paris At the Square of Montmartre. Whereas the father tries in vain to seduce the passers-by thanks to his talents of mime, his son, by condolence, is going to take his place by dancing some breakdance. The public are conquered. An incident makes them meet a singer, a meeting which will lead them onto a stage, all three gather(combine), during an innovative show(entertainment) mixing(involving) the mime, the singing(song) and breakdance.All three united, during an unusual show, mixing mime, singing and breakdance.

Full credits (14)

Executive Producer :

Cyril Freoua

Line Producers :

Dov Ellia, Cyril Freoua

Director of Photography :

Yoann Boisson

Assistant Operator :

Karim Bouhelal

Editor :

François Huteau

Continuity supervisor :

Michael Tordjman

Music Composers :

Thibault Paillier, James Edjouma

Assistant Director :

Michael Tordjman

Screenwriter :

Paul Belêtre

Sound Recordist :

Oscar Belêtre

Production Manager :

Dov Ellia

Sound Editor :

François Huteau

Production Designers :

Christophe Palluel, Adeline Tortorello

Costume designers :

Stéphanie Valdemar, Lisa Pérols

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Film musical, Comedy

Themes :

Dance, Surrealism, City/urban themes

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

11 min

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Black & White

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Posters (1)

Directors (2)