2015 FESTIVAL THEME

FILM. FRAME. FORM

REBORN (OR THE YOUNG WOMAN AND THE SNAIL)

David Halphen's bio :

After studying cinema at the Sorbonne in Paris, David Halphen started in 2009 with the wri"ng of the short film ‘‘Les Incroyables aventures de Fusion Man’’ which was part of a collec"on of shorts against homophobia for Canal +, with Raphaël Personnaz as the lead actor. Also starring Fred Chau, Félix Moa" and Mélanie Bernier, this film directed by Xavier Gens and Marius Vale tells the story of the first gay french superhero who must face and defeat a homophobic supervillain. AAer working on the short ‘‘The nail’’ as the first assistant director, he went on direc"ng the medium length anima"on film ‘‘Norma and Byron’’ now in postproduc"on. He is also working on developping several projects, both short and full feature films.

Rose is lying naked in a cemetery. She’s going to do whatever she can to bring back her dead fiancé to say goodbye one last time.