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Afikoman

Afikoman

A Short film by Mélanie Thierry

Produced by FullDawa Films

Production year : 2018

Synopsis

Nicolas and Yuri work in a slaughterhouse. They're at the beginning of the production line; their job is stun the animals. Yuri would like to return to his homeland this summer and Nicolas is trying to find a present for his daughter's birthday, taking place the following day. An idea pops into his head to take a young calf out of the slaughter line to offer it to his little girl. But first he has to convince Sandrine, the slaughterhouse veterinarian, and Estelle, his wife. Is he really trying to give his daughter a surprise or is he trying to redeem himself by saving the animal from certain death?

Actors (4)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producer :

FullDawa Films

Foreign production company :

Nexus Factory

Co-production :

Adami - Association Artistique

Film exports/foreign sales :

L'Agence du court métrage

About

An adaptation of "Yuri," short story from the collection Retourner à la mer by Raphaël Haroche.

Full credits (21)

Executive Producers :

Boris Mendza, Gaël Cabouat, David Atrakchi

Author of original work :

Raphaël

Screenwriters :

Mélanie Thierry, Raphaël

Co-producer :

Bruno Boutleux

Sound Recordist :

Jean Collot

Camera Operator :

Joris Julian

Editor :

Nicolas Sarkissian

Continuity supervisor :

Marie Maurin

Music Composer :

Raphaël

Costume designer :

Stéphanie Vaillant

Sound Mixer :

Frédéric Le Louêt

Assistant director :

Amandine Escoffier

Line Producers :

Boris Mendza, Gaël Cabouat, David Atrakchi, Sylvain Goldberg, Serge de Poucques

Foreign producers :

Sylvain Goldberg, Serge de Poucques

Director of Photography :

Alain Duplantier

Assistant Operator :

Gaëlle Tanguy

Production Manager :

Charles Barberousse

Sound Editor :

Antoine Faure

Production Designer :

Thomas Coquemer

Casting :

Richard Rousseau

Make-up Artist :

Myriam Poulet

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Drama

Themes :

Family, Freedom, Monde rural

Production language :

French

Coproducer countries :

France, Belgium

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

Majority French (France, Belgium)

Production year :

2018

Runtime :

13 min 29 seconds

Visa number :

149.521

Visa issue date :

21/05/2019

Production formats :

HD Cinemascope

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.85

Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

Rating restrictions :

None