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The Library at Night

The Library at Night

A Short film by João Vieira Torres

Produced by Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains

Production year : 2011


    At night of insomnia of an old man in his vast library, a incomprehensible place, not only by its size, but because it is the extension of a human being, the one who created it. Library populated with ghosts. The old man does not see them. Books in a library live on the same shelves but do their characters know each other? The reader is a medium. The read books and their characters haunt our spirits.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution


    Full credits (10)

    Screenwriter :

    João Vieira Torres

    Director of photography :

    Camila Freitas

    Production Manager :

    Jacky Lautem

    Sound Editor :

    Matthieu Gagelin

    Music Composer :

    Camille Claverie

    Voice-overs :

    Jean-Pierre Battesti, Tomoe Kubota

    Sound Recordist :

    Rodrigo Sasic

    Editor :

    Suzana Pedro

    Continuity supervisor :

    Marie-Laure de Brem

    Sound Mixer :

    Jérémy Morelle

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Fantasy, Video art

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    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    17 min 40 seconds

    Production formats :

    Super 16

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