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Before Tim - © Les Films de l'Ermitage

Before Tim

A Short film by Alexis Diop

Produced by Les Films de l'Ermitage

Production year : 2020


    Frédéric and Suzanne bought their first VHS camera in 1989. The camera becomes a witness to their everyday life, their family time, and vacations with friends. A few years later, their son Tim is born. As their relationship slowly falls apart, Suzanne embarks on a desperate battle to fight forgetting by filming her loved ones.



    Before Tim

    Trailer (English Subs)

    Actors (10)

    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films de l'Ermitage

    Photos (5)

    Full credits (17)

    Executive Producer :

    Alexis Diop

    Screenwriter :

    Alexis Diop

    Sound recordists :

    Alexandre Gneouchev, Hippolyte Leblanc

    Production managers :

    Alexis Diop, Aurélie Leduc

    Sound editors :

    Louis-Julien Pannetier, Hugo Corbel, Sylvain Carton

    Production Designer :

    Marion Didier

    Costume designers :

    Marianella Falcón Lemmo, Kahina Le Querrec

    Grader :

    Alice Prudhomme

    Sound Mixer :

    Lucas Thiron

    Assistant directors :

    Thomas Le Govic, Louise Senoussi

    Directors of Photography :

    Grégoire Bélien, Maxime Sabin

    Camera Operator :

    Alexis Diop

    Editor :

    Éloïse Dandoy

    Continuity supervisor :

    Louise Senoussi

    Music Composer :

    Casual Melancholia

    Special Effects :

    Antoine May

    Make-up Artists :

    Océane Susini, Ophélie Chambers

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Fiction, Experimental

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Psychological drama, Research - Experimental

    Themes :

    Memories, Love, Death

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    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    37 min 57 seconds

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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

    Rating restrictions :