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The Present

The Present

A Short film by Vivien Hartmann

Produced by La fémis

Production year : 2016


    Sora, a young Romanian makes a living by cleaning the metro stations of Paris at night. She lives far away from her daughter in Romania, as whose birthday is approaching, she has to make a decision. 


    Actors (2)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    La fémis

    Foreign production company :

    Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (16)

    Producer :

    Leonie Pokutta

    Director of Photography :

    Max Christmann

    Assistant Operator :

    Julian Steiner

    Production manager :

    Leonie Pokutta

    Sound Editor :

    Denis Elmaci

    Production Designers :

    Paula A. Molanos, Nelson Bechara

    Music Composers :

    Nicolai Krepart, Edward Fernbach

    Make-up Artist :

    Lola Herbinière-Sève

    Screenwriter :

    Martin Lecointe

    Sound Recordist :

    Lucas Doméjean

    Camera Operator :

    Julian Steiner

    Editor :

    Svenja Baumgärtner

    Continuity supervisor :

    Clémentine Concédieu

    Animation :

    Daniel Brenner

    Costume designer :

    Claire Binet

    Sound Mixer :

    Lucas Doméjean

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :


    Sub-genre :

    Psychological drama, Bizarre

    Themes :

    Motherhood, Emigration, Marginality

    Production language :

    French, Romanian

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Germany

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    50% French (France, Germany)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    18 min 23 seconds

    Production formats :

    HD 2K

    Color type :


    Aspect ratio :


    Audio format :


    Rating restrictions :


    Posters (1)


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