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Only the Future Shall Tell

Only the Future Shall Tell

A Short film by Gilles Charmant

Produced by Perspective Films

Production year : 2015


1982. The film-maker from Munich Rainer Werner Fassbinder, feels his imminent death, decides to be cyropreserved in the greatest secrecy. His purpose: take advantage of this temporal step to make a point to the world, an objective and radical state of things.

2028. Fassbinder wakes up in France.

The country has fallen under the control of a sinister dictatorship.

Actors (8)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Perspective Films

Foreign production company :

PCT Cinéma Télévision

Photos (7)

Full credits (19)

Executive Producer :

Delphine Schmit

Executive Producer :

Delphine Schmit

Foreign Producer :

Pierre-André Thiébaud

Director of Photography :

Yoann de Montgrand

Assistant Operators :

Hadrien Vedel, Charlie Renier

Editor :

Anthony Brinig

Continuity supervisor :

Alice Lockwood

Production Designer :

Sébastien Gondek

Special Effects :

Rodolphe Dubreuil, Matthieu Millot, Juliette Penant, Philippe Perrot

Sound Mixer :

Xavier Thibault

Assistant Director :

Victor Baussonnie

Screenwriter :

Gilles Charmant

Voice-over :

André Wilms

Sound Recordist :

Benjamin Laurent

Production Manager :

Sébastien Lepinay

Sound Editor :

Xavier Thibault

Music Composers :

Patrick Lerchmüller, Nicolas Puaux, Antoine Puaux

Costume designer :

Frédéric Cambier

Make-up Artist :

Simon Livet

Technical details

Short film

Genres :


Sub-genre :

Science fiction , Burlesque comedy

Themes :

Science fiction/Futuristic, Freedom, Politics

Production language :

French, German, English

Coproducer countries :

France, Switzerland

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Majority French (France, Switzerland)

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Runtime :

22 min 32 seconds

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Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

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Posters (1)


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