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Blanchisserie de France

Blanchisserie de France

A Short film by Élisabeth Vogler

Produced by Les Idiots

Production year : 2014


    In Nice, François irons slowly a shirt with an iron used in his laundry. His gestures are slow but precise. The sign outside the store shows tracks of a long activity. In white capitals we can read Laundry of France. Inside, the dilapidated machines and the paint testify of a bygone days. Very soon, François will stop his activity, he will be eighty-nine years old. He will have spent forty five years in his store. Face to face with emptiness, his face remains impassive. In the meantime, he continues his activity: he washes the uniforms of a large hotel in Nice and cleans the linen that his customers bring to him. What is he waiting for so patiently? Little by little, he begins to tell me his story.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Idiots

    Co-production :

    French Lab Agency

    Photos (4)

    Full credits (6)

    Executive Producer :

    Olivier Capelli

    Production Manager :

    Aurélien Winterman

    Sound Editor :

    Jean-Charles Bastion

    Co-producer :

    Aurélien Winterman

    Editor :

    Adriana Komives

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Charles Bastion

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Traditions, Human nature , Emigration

    Production country :


    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    45 min

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    Color type :


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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :


    Posters (1)


    Selections (2)

    Montreal World Film Festival - 2015

    Montreal World Film Festival (Canada, 2015)


    Documentaries of the World