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A Biography

A Biography

A Short film by Alexander Schellow

Produced by Films de Force Majeure

Production year : 2017


How can people affected by Alzheimer's still tell their life stories? In the lounge of an Alzheimer clinic, a music sets the dance of an elderly woman in a wheelchair in motion. Entirely drawn and animated from memory, A Biography reconstructs point by point this resurgence of memory there where it was no longer expected, in a single effort to protect this body and this life from from oblivion.

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Films de Force Majeure

Foreign production company :

Co-production :

Studio Lemon

Photos (2)

Full credits (8)

Executive Producer :

Jean-Laurent Csinidis

Screenwriter :

Alexander Schellow

Editor :

Jean-Laurent Csinidis

Sound Mixer :

Nans Mengeard

Foreign Producer :

Alexander Schellow

Co-producer :

Pierre Armand

Sound editors :

Jean-Laurent Csinidis, Nans Mengeard

Post-production supervisors :

Nora Bertone, Jérôme Nunes

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Animated film

Sub-genre :

Portrait, Video art

Themes :

Dance, Illness, Ageing

Production language :

No dialogue

Coproducer countries :

France, Germany

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Majority French (France, Germany)

Production year :


Runtime :

6 min 12 seconds

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Visa issue date :


Production formats :


Color type :

Black & White

Aspect ratio :


Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

Rating restrictions :