Short Films Selection
19:00, 5th DecCinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
Alice 2016 • 13' • Director: Karine Silla
Alice gave birth in prison. She is an abuser who was once a battered child, and her haunting past keeps her from seeing her baby daughter. She will leave the infant a long monologue full of love as a gift before putting her up for adoption.
Joint Tenants (Colocataires) 2015 • 11'25" • Director: Delphine Priet-Mahéo
Camille's life is ruled by the ring of the alarm clock each morning. Her well-ordered life consists of preparing her cat's meals, and hearing the familiar sound of the automatic till in the store where she works as the cashier. But one day, a man enters her home without her knowing and starts living there during the day while she's at work. Little by little, he will free her from her chains.
My First Analyst (Première séance) 2015 • 10'44" • Director: Jonathan Borgel
Ivan has an appointment with a psychoanalyst for his first session.
Partner (Réplique) 2016 • 18'48" • Director: Antoine Giorgini
Tony was supposed to audition for a drama school today, but his best friend and his acting partner Steven didn't show up. He then failed to find another volunteer that he had no choice but to give up. He has never been so determined that he would not speak to the traitor ever again.
The Amazing Rocambole (Rocambolesque) 2016 • 19'04" • Director: Loïc Nicoloff
In the middle of the 19th century, the young author Ponson du Terrail was confronted by his publisher who stubbornly refused to give him a raise. What else could he do but to re-examine the destiny of Rocambole, the hero of his daily serial?
Veil of Silence (Un grand silence) 2016 • 29'48" • Director: Julie Gourdain
Marianne was nineteen years old in 1968. She has been sent to a home for young girls far from her family and friends. Here she met other girls whose secrets have turned their lives upside down.
- All films are either in French with English subtitles or in English with English subtitles
- Year Released
- Play Time
- 103 min
- Age Category