Short Films Selection
3:15pm, 9th DecCinema, Hong Kong Film Archive
Chasse Royale • 2016 • 28'24" • Director : Romane Gueret & Lisa Akoka
Angélique, 13, lives with her many brothers and sisters, in the suburb of Valenciennes. One day, at school, she is offered to take an audition for a film.
Delectable You (Belle à croquer) 2017 • 15'05" • Director : Axel Courtière
Oscar Mongoût, a gourmet cannibal, burns with love for his neighbor, the very vegetable Miss Carrot. This passion seems destined to fail: she is a vegetarian, while he suffers from a strong phobia of vegetables. Things take a drastic turn when she invites him to dinner.
Garden Party • 2016 • 7'22" • Director : Florian Babikian, Vincent Bayoux, Victor Caire, Théophile Dufresne, Gabriel Grapperon, Lucas Navarro
In a deserted rich house, a couple of amphibians explore their surroundings and follow their primal instincts.
Household Pets (Les Animaux Domestiques) 2016 • 22' • Director: Jean Lecointre
Mr and Mrs Archibald, a rich and idle couple, adopt by turns a dog, a cat, a fly, a toad and a moth. But they do not know anything about animals.
Negative Space • 2017 • 5'30" • Director : Max Porter & Ru Kuwahata
My dad taught me how to pack.
The Winkles (Les Bigorneaux) 2017 • 24'50" • Director : Alice Vial
At Brignogan-Plages, thirty-year-old Zoé works at "The Winkles" bar with her father, Guy. In turns waitress, barmaid or even boss, she is therefore exhausted since she has to be responsible for everything, supporting Guy since her mother's premature death. One morning, Zoé starts suffering from dizzy spells and nausea, which disturbs her daily routine. She fears that she might be pregnant, but her gynaecologist informs her that she is suffering from something completely different.
- All films are either in French with English subtitles or in English with English subtitles
- Year Released
- Play Time
- 102 min
- Age Category