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A Fleeting Heart

A Fleeting Heart

A Short film by Christophe Perton

Produced by Ballhaus Productions

Production year : 2013


Claire, cardiac surgeon, puts everything into her job and takes refugein her persisted fight  against death, so evading the accidental disappearance of her very young son ten years earlier. Her relationship with life and in other people has slowly been wiped away, in particular towards Antoine. The same day of the anniversary of this disappearance, she saves the life of a teenager who could appreciably have the same age as her own son if he was alive. The next day, while she operates a delicate case of a very old man, the teenager succumbs.

Actors (7)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Ballhaus Productions

Co-production :

Everybody On Deck

Photos (5)

Full credits (15)

Executive Producer :

Christophe Perton

Sound Recordist :

Grégory Le Maître

Screenwriter :

Christophe Perton

Director of photography :

Marie Spencer

Production manager :

Cendrine Forgemont

Sound Editor :

Laurent Blahay

Production Designer :

Chloé Cambournac

Sound Mixer :

Matthieu Langlet

Assistant director :

Julie Navarre

Line Producer :

Christophe Perton

Co-producer :

Didier Creste

Assistant Operator :

Simon Roche

Editor :

Christophe Perton

Continuity supervisor :

Nadège Catenacci

Costume designer :

Aude Désigaux

Technical details

Short film

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Themes :

Medicine, Dreams

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

40 min

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Color and Black & White

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

Rating restrictions :

Suitable for all viewers, with warnings