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Balancing Act

Balancing Act

A Feature film by Perrine Michel

Produced by La Chambre aux Fresques

Release in France : 14/10/2020

    Synopsis

    You don't come here to heal, but to live out your final days as fully as possible. This is a palliative care facility. On a daily basis, caregivers work together and listen to each other, to be as close as possible to the patients.
    In parallel to the scenes showing a medical approach full of humanism, the filmmaker's voice is heard. It too accompanies her mother through her illness.
    Four dancers highlight the chronicle of this accompaniment.

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    La Chambre aux Fresques

    French distribution :

    Les Alchimistes (ex-Docks 66 et Ligne 7)

    Co-production :

    Hors Saison

    News agency (France) :

    Agence Valeur Absolue

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producers :

    Thomas Schmitt, Olivier Daunizeau

    Directors of photography :

    Katell Djian, Arlette Buvat

    Production Manager :

    Julien Philipponneau

    Editor :

    Marie Bottois

    Music Composer :

    Thomas Tilly

    Costume designer :

    Olga Papp

    Sound Mixer :

    Julien Cloquet

    Screenwriter :

    Perrine Michel

    Sound recordists :

    Thomas Tilly, Perrine Michel

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Audrey Grimaud

    Sound Editor :

    Julien Cloquet

    Chief Lighting Technician :

    Arnaud Gross

    Grader :

    Romain Pierrat

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Illness, Ageing, Death

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2019

    French release :

    14/10/2020

    Runtime :

    1 h 39 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    148.230

    Approval :

    Yes

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    5.1