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This Dark Temptation

This Dark Temptation

A Short film by Renaud Ducoing

Produced by Andésite Productions

Production year : 2011


Mathilde Mussard, paraplegic young woman, sinks into a morbid masochism. Physical but also moral masochism by imagining herself genetically racist because heiress of François Mussard, famous hunter of Negros in the 18th century. François Amable's daily visits, a physiotherapist from Réunion origins, is going to be the opportunity to express this particular racism.

Actors (2)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Andésite Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

Gonella Productions

Photos (3)

Full credits (12)

Executive Producer :

Martine Marot

Screenwriter :

Renaud Ducoing

Production Manager :

Guy Tariant

Sound Editor :

Lionel Guenoun

Production Designer :

Jean-Baptiste Astruc

Special Effects :

Guillaume Sautai

Sound recordist :

Sophie Poussier

Director of Photography :

Valerio Villalba

Editor :

Renaud Ducoing

Continuity supervisor :

Fabiola Biasoli Alves

Music Composer :

Jérôme Rossi

Sound Mixer :

Lionel Guenoun

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Psychological drama, Portrait

Themes :

Handicap, Accidents, Racial discrimination, Metamorphosis

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Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

26 min 6 seconds

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Color type :

Black & White

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Rating restrictions :

Suitable for all viewers, with warnings