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The Man on the Moon

The Man on the Moon

A Short film by Serge Elissalde

Produced by Les Films de l'Arlequin

Production year : 2006

    Synopsis

    Leiden, Holland, in the 19th century. A young medical student catches a man in the strange act of coming down from the moon by a rope ladder. He follows him back to the moon, which turns out to be nothing but a large wooden ball inhabited by a strange family. It's the beginning of an incredible adventure that will finish tragically in the fire of Leiden.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films de l'Arlequin

    Co-production :

    Arte France Cinéma

    About

    Adapted from Story of the Moon by Oscar Panizza.

    Photos

    Full credits (10)

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Animated film

    Sub-genre :

    Cartoon, Literary adaptation

    Themes :

    The absurd, Encounters

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2006

    Runtime :

    17 min 30 seconds

    Visa number :

    104.691

    Visa issue date :

    10/07/2006

    Production formats :

    Digital video

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director

    News (2)

    Festival Selections (11)

    Awards (2)

    Lutin Short Film Awards - 2007

    Lutin Short Film Awards (France, 2007)

    Awards

    Lutin Award for Best Special Effects : Olivier Lavenant