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Friend of a Friend

Friend of a Friend

A Short film by Zachary Zezima

Produced by Sacrebleu Productions

Production year : 2019

Synopsis

A young man is sexually assaulted and subdues, punishes, then befriends his own attacker while confronting his past and the ambiguities of sexuality. Part fiction, part non-fiction, part autobiography and part dream, Friend of a Friend attempts to broaden the conversation around abuse and its motivations and implications, as well as the survivor vs. assailant dynamic and results of ostracism.

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Sacrebleu Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

L'Agence du court métrage

About

In a colorful and round world full of pop references, with a strange trio of characters, Zachary Zezima plunges the viewer into an ambivalent story of sexual assault, revenge, and Stockholm syndrome. A rare, mesmerizing, and important film.

Photos (4)

Full credits (8)

Screenwriter :

Zachary Zezima

Sound Recordist :

Mathieu Z'graggen

Animation :

Zachary Zezima

Sound Mixer :

Régis Diebold

Technical details

Short film

Genres :

Animated film

Sub-genre :

2D animation, Psychological drama

Themes :

Homosexuality, Harassment/bullying, Psychology

Production language :

English

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unspecified

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

2019

Runtime :

13 min 32 seconds

Visa number :

150.330

Visa issue date :

23/12/2019

Production formats :

Digital creation

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.78

Audio format :

Dolby 5.1

Rating restrictions :

None