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A Radiant Life

A Radiant Life

A Short film by Meryll Hardt

Produced by Le Fresnoy - Studio national des arts contemporains

Production year : 2013


1952, the Radiant City of Marseille receives its first occupants, eighty civil servants and compensated from war, coming from the four corners of France. Some are led by  hte promise of Le Corbusier's ideals. Upon arrival, a couple experience the location, facilities, and space allotted to them. They each respond to the new habitat. Its uniqueness, its details. Their bodies question its spatial radicalism.

Actors (2)

Production and distribution

Photos (7)

Full credits (12)

Screenwriter :

Meryll Hardt

Directors of Photography :

Delphine Ménoret, Julien Guillery

Production manager :

Guylaine Huet

Sound Editor :

Rémi Mencucci

Music Composers :

Meryll Hardt, Julie Normal, Accident du Travail

Special Effects :

Raphaël Thibault

Voice :

Daniel Dobbels

Sound recordists :

Jérôme Noirot, Felix Kubin

Editor :

Meryll Hardt

Continuity supervisor :

Jeanne Laruelle

Costume designers :

Meryll Hardt, Sylvie Dermigny

Sound Mixer :

Rémi Mencucci

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Fiction, Documentary, Experimental

Sub-genre :

Auteur documentary, Film musical, Portrait, Research - Experimental

Themes :

Utopie, Architecture, City

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Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

17 min 14 seconds

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Color type :

Color and Black & White

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Audio format :

Digital 5.1

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Festival Selections (3)

Berlin French Film Week - 2017

Berlin French Film Week (Germany, 2017)


Short Film Programme