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Avant la chair

Avant la chair

A Short film by Frédéric Jouin

Produced by Les Films Sauvages

Production year : 2004

    Synopsis

    At an indetermined time and place, a society under military occupation and deprived of freedom, fervently awaits deliverance. Myriam, still a virgin, and betrothed to her fiance Youssef, is actually pregnant and doesn't know how to tell him the incredible truth. In a society where adultery is punishable by death, she fears for her life. She takes refuge at her cousin's house. Elisabeth is older than Myrian and is also expecting a child.Youssef enters a period of waiting, questioning and having to cope with unbearable doubts.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films Sauvages

    Photos

    Full credits (7)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-Christophe Soulageon

    Director of Photography :

    Fabien Benzaquen

    Editor :

    Éric Bortolotti

    Music Composers :

    Anahit Simonian, Framix

    Screenwriter :

    Frédéric Jouin

    Sound Recordist :

    David Maillard

    Production Designer :

    Marie-Noëlle Lacassin

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Fairy tale

    Themes :

    Love, War

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2004

    Runtime :

    17 min

    Visa number :

    108.721

    Visa issue date :

    11/05/2004

    Production formats :

    Super 16

    Color type :

    Color

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director