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The Children

The Children

A Short film by Jean-Sébastien Chauvin

Produced by Sedna Films

Production year : 2014


A mother and her two children, the only survivors of an invisible apocalypse which decimated all humanity, live in an isolated house at the heart of the countryside. While she prepares a snack, the children imagine a spaceship which could take them far from this uninhabitable planet. As they leave for walk, they discover in a field a small vessel identical to the one that they had imagined.

Actors (3)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Sedna Films

Foreign production company :

Garidi Films

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Full credits (15)

Executive Producer :

Cécile Vacheret

Screenwriters :

Hélène Frappat, Jean-Sébastien Chauvin

Sound Recordist :

Olivier Roux

Production Manager :

Nicolas Novak

Sound Editor :

Vincent Villa

Production Designer :

Margaux Remaury

Costume designer :

Jérémy Prudent

Sound Mixer :

Vincent Villa

Assistant Director :

Maxime L'Anthoën

Director of Photography :

Thomas Favel

Assistant Operator :

Matthieu de Castelet

Editor :

Raphaël Lefèvre

Continuity supervisor :

Anaïs Sergeant

Music Composer :

Ulysse Klotz

Special Effects :

William Laboury

Technical details

Short film

Genres :


Sub-genre :

Fantasy, Science fiction

Themes :

Childhood, Family, Imagination

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Coproducer countries :

France, Switzerland

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Nationality :

Majority French (France, Switzerland)

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Runtime :

40 min

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

Rating restrictions :

Suitable for all viewers, with warnings