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The Take-Off

The Take-Off

A Short film by Romain Baudéan

Produced by Spleen Films

Production year : 2007


    Further to the disappearance of their pilot father, Nicolas and his young brother Matthieu are taken in by their closest relative, an old uncle country priest in Normandy. Very quickly, Nicolas, affected by tuberculosis, sees himself forced to remain locked in his room. However, determined to find his father, he leaves to search for him on the Norman roads, in a long initiatory journey where he will cross paths with many strange characters.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Spleen Films

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Romain Baudéan

    Screenwriters :

    Romain Baudéan, Benoît Pillet

    Production manager :

    Aurélie Delvenne

    Sound Editor :

    Axel Dachet

    Production Designer :

    Jean-Marie Baudéan

    Costume designer :

    Fanny Éloir

    Sound Mixer :

    Axel Dachet

    Sound recordists :

    Basile Chassaing, Valentin Locard

    Director of Photography :

    Florent Collignon

    Editor :

    Romain Baudéan

    Continuity supervisor :

    Mélodie Robert

    Music Composers :

    Axel Dachet, Basile Chassaing, Arthur Lamarre

    Special Effects :

    Jérémy Chicheportiche

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama, Legend

    Themes :

    Childhood, Wandering

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    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    29 min 30 seconds

    Production formats :

    Super 8 - DV-CAM

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    Posters (1)



    Tehran International Short Film Festival - 2008

    Tehran International Short Film Festival (Iran, 2008)


    International Competition