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The Man Who Wanted to Sleep

The Man Who Wanted to Sleep

A Short film by Thibault Lang-Willar

Produced by Caïmans Productions

Production year : 2021


Alfred, a resident of a retirement home, can no longer get to sleep, disturbed by the incessant bedhopping of the other residents. Exasperated, he decides to leave in the middle of the night to sleep outside. But between the anti-homeless furniture and the surveillance robots, sleeping has become a luxury and Alfred doesn't know it yet.

Actors (2)

Production and distribution (2)

Executive Producer :

Caïmans Productions

Film exports/foreign sales :

L'Agence du court métrage

Photos (4)

Full credits (16)

Executive Producers :

Jérôme Barthélemy, Daniel Sauvage

Sound Recordist :

Raphael Bigaud

Voice :

Adrien Lemaire

Assistant Operator :

Arslan Terrien

Editor :

Ève Le Cardonnel

Continuity supervisor :

Romy Dupuis

Music Composer :

Benoît Rault

Make-up Artist :

Mélanie Bruneau

Assistant Director :

Anthony Moreau

Screenwriter :

Thibault Lang-Willar

Director of Photography :

Antony Diaz

Production manager :

Marie-Mars Prieur

Sound Editor :

Xavier Thibault

Production Designer :

Claire Vaysse

Costume designer :

Valérie Bigeard

Sound Mixer :

Sébastien Pierre

Technical details

Short film

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Sub-genre :

Comedy, Comedy

Themes :

Ageing, Freedom, Society

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Nationality :

100% French (France)

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Runtime :

13 min 8 seconds

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Audio format :

DTS 5.1

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