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Standing Men

Standing Men

A Short film by Maya Abdul-Malak

Produced by Macalube Films

Production year : 2015


    On the Boulevard de Belleville in Paris, men meet up every day in the street in front of a call shop and mill around inside the shop. Time seems suspended for these men, as I observe them in this little world within the city that has come to represent the Paris branch of "home," their great native land. Moustafa is one of them. Our lives differ, but we share a common condition.

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Macalube Films

    Foreign production company :

    Orjouane Productions

    Photos (3)

    Full credits (9)

    Executive Producer :

    Anne-Catherine Witt

    Voice-over :

    Nabil Abdul-Malak

    Sound recordists :

    Dana Farzanehpour, Josefina Rodriguez

    Editor :

    Florence Bresson

    Sound Mixer :

    Emmanuel Croset

    Screenwriter :

    Maya Abdul-Malak

    Director of photography :

    Claire Mathon

    Camera operator :

    Claire Mathon

    Sound Editor :

    Mathieu Farnarier

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Portrait, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Family, Exile, Exodus, Solitude/loneliness

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    Coproducer countries :

    France, Lebanon

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Lebanon)

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    Runtime :

    55 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

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