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The Ear and the Shell

The Ear and the Shell

A Short film by Gaëtan Robillard

Produced by Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains

Production year : 2012


Tadik, plunged into a trial pond, unfolds her archive: the plans of the first submarine Gymnote designed by his grandfather, Arthur Krebs, from a request by the army. Shelley, acoustician for the industry, evokes the voice of her grandfather Harry. She guides our listening when the experimenters found themselves dived into a blind submarine.

Production and distribution


Full credits (9)

Assistant Director :

Brice Artieri

Sound Recordist :

Rémi Mencucci

Editor :

Gaëtan Robillard

Music Composer :

Érik Satie

Sound Mixer :

Christian Cartier

Screenwriter :

Gaëtan Robillard

Production Manager :

Jacky Lautem

Sound Editor :

Rémi Mencucci

Special Effects :

François Engrand

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Animated film

Sub-genre :

Portrait, Research - Experimental

Themes :

History, Science and technology, Fantasies

Production language :

French, English

Production country :


Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :


Runtime :

24 min

Production formats :

Canon 7D

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Audio format :


Rating restrictions :