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La Vie lointaine

La Vie lointaine

A Short film by Sébastien Betbeder

Produced by Les Films du Worso

Production year : 2008


    It is a mild winter and Martin has just settled into the isolated house that was his father's. One night, at the edge of the woods, a strange man called Haruki appears before him. He invites Martin to lose himself in the forest in order to encounter a stranger. The stranger comes in the form of Yoshido, a peculiar Japanese filmmaker, who, assisted by Mathilde, is preparing to shoot a film based on Haruki's unfinished novel La Vie lointaine.

    Actors (10)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films du Worso


    Full credits (11)

    Executive Producer :

    Sylvie Pialat

    Voice-over :

    Daniel Isoppo

    Sound Recordist :

    Xavier Griette

    Assistant editor :

    Mona-Lise Lanfant

    Production Designer :

    Lionel Acat

    Additional Music :

    Salatore Adamo, Winter Family (Groupe), Thee Stranted Horse (Groupe)

    Screenwriter :

    Sébastien Betbeder

    Director of Photography :

    Sébastien Buchmann

    Editor :

    Julie Dupré

    Music Composer :

    Sylvain Chauveau

    Costume designer :

    Carole Gérard

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Bizarre

    Themes :

    Art, Encounters

    Production language :

    French, Japanese

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    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    56 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby SR

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