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The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth

A Short film by Jonathan Desoindre

Produced by Les Produits Frais

Production year : 2014


Vincent and Diane, a thirty-year-old Parisian couple, decide to get married. Vincent hence brings Diane to spend a weekend in his childhood village to introduce her to his parents. His family sometimes demonstrates a mute hostility to Diane, who they consider to be a foreign body. Already tense, the situation degenerates during a hunt. Diane is hit by a stray bullet.

Actors (11)

Production and distribution

Executive Producer :

Les Produits Frais

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Photos (2)

Full credits (15)

Executive Producer :

Damien Lagogué

Sound Recordist :

Gautier Isern

Director of Photography :

Benjamin Rufi

Production manager :

Sophie Bouziri

Sound Editor :

Quentin Romanet

Production Designer :

Caroline Chevallereau

Costume designer :

Élodie Gaillard

Sound Mixer :

Maxime Champesme

Assistant director :

Claire Delâtre

Line Producer :

Damien Lagogué

Assistant Operator :

Yannig Dumoulin

Editor :

Sacha Basset-Chercot

Continuity supervisor :

Cécile Rodolakis

Music Composer :

Mathieu Gauriat

Special Effects :

Simon Livet

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Psychological drama, Black comedy

Themes :

Monde rural, Family, Murder

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

17 min 53 seconds

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Production formats :

HD Cinemascope

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Audio format :

Digital 5.1

Rating restrictions :

Suitable for all viewers, with warnings