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Thousand Suns

Thousand Suns

A Short film by Mathieu Vadepied

Produced by 4 A 4 Productions

Production year : 2005


    18-year-old Yann is a fisherman’s son. He grew up in Croisic, a small fishing port highly favored by vacationers from Paris and Nantes during the summer break. Yann spends his days hanging out with his two friends, prepping to retake an exam he failed and carrying out his job cleaning the beaches. He crosses paths with Lena, a girl who used to stay in a villa where his mother was formerly employed. Yann and Lena were playmates. Fascinated by the young woman she’s become, Yann wants to get closer to her. His attempts to make contact with her continually fail and he feels frustrated and humiliated. Each day, he observes her for hours from a distance while she passes her days at the beach. What Yann and Lena don’t know is that they’re brother and sister.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    4 A 4 Productions


    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producers :

    Mani Mortazavi, David Mathieu-Mahias

    Screenwriter :

    Mathieu Vadepied

    Editor :

    Saskia Berthod

    Sound Recordist :

    Olivier Le Vacon

    Director of Photography :

    Thomas Bataille

    Production Designer :

    Florence Émery

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Themes :

    Adolescence, Family

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    25 min

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    Production formats :

    Super 16

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

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