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Kill the Roach, l'art du geste

Kill the Roach, l'art du geste

A Short film by Dov Ellia, Paul Belêtre

Produced by L'Usine2Prod

Production year : 2012


    Inspired by a gesture of day to day life Kill the Roach (Kill the cockroach(sneak)) is a dance step invented by a child in front of his father. They find themselves at the heart of old Paris At the Square of Montmartre. Whereas the father tries in vain to seduce the passers-by thanks to his talents of mime, his son, by condolence, is going to take his place by dancing some breakdance. The public are conquered. An incident makes them meet a singer, a meeting which will lead them onto a stage, all three gather(combine), during an innovative show(entertainment) mixing(involving) the mime, the singing(song) and breakdance.All three united, during an unusual show, mixing mime, singing and breakdance.

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution

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    Full credits (14)

    Executive Producer :

    Cyril Freoua

    Line Producers :

    Dov Ellia, Cyril Freoua

    Director of Photography :

    Yoann Boisson

    Assistant Operator :

    Karim Bouhelal

    Editor :

    François Huteau

    Continuity supervisor :

    Michael Tordjman

    Music Composers :

    Thibault Paillier, James Edjouma

    Assistant Director :

    Michael Tordjman

    Screenwriter :

    Paul Belêtre

    Sound Recordist :

    Oscar Belêtre

    Production Manager :

    Dov Ellia

    Sound Editor :

    François Huteau

    Production Designers :

    Christophe Palluel, Adeline Tortorello

    Costume designers :

    Stéphanie Valdemar, Lisa Pérols

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Film musical, Comedy

    Themes :

    Dance, Surrealism, City/urban themes

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    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    11 min

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    Color type :

    Black & White

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    Posters (1)

    Directors (2)