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Tarnac. Chaos and Grace

Tarnac. Chaos and Grace

A Short film by Joachim Olender

Produced by Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains

Production year : 2012


On November 11th, 2008, a hundred and fifty policemen invade the small village of Tarnac in the Corrèze. Nine people are suspected of having restedof metal hooks on the catenaries to disrupt the train lines. At the conclusion of their police custody, five of them are placed in temporary detention for terrorism. The prime suspect will remain imprisoned for six months, without supporting evidence.

Production and distribution


Full credits (6)

Screenwriter :

Joachim Olender

Editor :

Yannick Leroy

Special Effects :

Thomas Jorion, Alexis Fradier

Production Manager :

Jacky Lautem

Sound Editor :

Yann-Élie Gorans

Sound Mixer :

Simon Apostolou

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Animated film

Sub-genre :

Psychological drama

Themes :

Politics, Justice, Jail, News story

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

23 min

Production formats :

Digital creation

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Audio format :

Digital 5.1

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