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In My Island

A Short film by Fred Gélard

Produced by Les Films au Long Cours

Production year : 2003


Emilie, a six-year-old girl, arrives with her father Patrick in a seaside resort hotel in Brittany. They've come to spend a vacation here. Emilie encounters ten-year-old Julien. His parents are in the middle of separating and have handed over the boy into the care of his aunt and uncle, who run the hotel. Patrick rapidly abandons his daughter for a young woman he meets one evening. Discontented with their situation, the children decide to run away to a little island to have a vacation all of their own.

Actors (4)

Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

Les Films au Long Cours

Full credits (7)

Executive Producers :

Olivier Berlemont, Ludovic Henry

Director of photography :

Sara Cornu

Editor :

Jacques Bedel

Costume designer :

Thailai Huynh

Screenwriters :

Fred Gélard, Fabrice Pelette

Sound Recordist :

Jean-Baptiste Haehl

Music Composer :

Grégory Corsaro

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Romantic comedy

Themes :

Family, Childhood

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100% French (France)

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Runtime :

23 min

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Production formats :

Super 16

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Audio format :

Dolby SR

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