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Afloat

Fiction short film - 20 min - 2019
a film by Ève-Chems De Brouwer
with Garance Eltejaye, Benjamin Siksou & Louise Massin
visa n°150.968

 

It’s summertime, by the Mediterranean sea. Garance joins her sister to look after her children. But for a few months now, something alters her appearance. Close to the water and the waves, she meets again with a man that she once knew.

 

Crew

photography: Jean-Louis Vialard
sound: Colin Favre-Bulle
set: Aneymone Wilhelm
hair & make-up: Elise Kobisch-Miana
assistant director: Benoît Seiller

Selections & awards

Fiaticorti Film Festival
On the beach IFF
Paris Art and Movie Awards
Flicker’s Rhode Island International Film Festival
Hotmilk Film Makers
Peekskill Film Festival
Festival du Film de l’Est
Place des courts – Best actress
Un court tournable
Argenteuil International Film Festival – Best actress
Indie Shorts Awards Cannes – Best director
Paris International Film Award
Auber International Film Award – Best Short Film
Silk Road Film Award – Best Short Film
Scario Short Film Festival
Boden International Film Festival – Best Short Film
Valencia Indie Film Festival
Paris Play Film Festival – Best Drama Short
Festival International du Film de Vébron – Best Fiction
Richmond International Film Festival
Independent Shorts Awards – Best Drama Short
Festival Phare
Festival Films Courts de Dinan
Short to the Point – Best Film, Best Photography, Best Lead Actress
Paris Court Devant 2020 – carte blanche Maison du Film
Festival Phare d’Arles
Cascadia International Women’s Film Festival – Sélection Unifrance
Burgas International Short Film Festival – Special mention for interpretation Garance Eltejaye & Benjamin Siksou
Tokyo Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia – Ladies for Cinema Project
Figari Film Festival – Official Selection « Red Shoes »
Festival Cinéma en Liberté #9
Festival Armoricourt
Palm Springs International ShortFest – Young Cineastes Award Competition
Mecal Pro Barcelona – Section Womart
Festival Les Nuits Med
Short Waves Festival
Berlin Feminist Film Week
20minmax International Short Film Festival
4ème Compétition Solveig Anspach – First Award
7ème Festival Combat – Public award
10ème Festival du Film Français de Jéju – Jury Grand Award
26èmes Rencontres Court c’est Court – Compétition Ça court par ici
19ème Festival Européen du Film Court de Nice – PACA Region Award
53ème Festival International de Hof
34ème Festival Européen du Film Court de Brest – Compétition européenne
25ème Festival de cinéma Jean Carmet de Moulin – Best Young Hope Public Award
16th Sedicicorto International Film Festival Forli – Movie competition
Thess International Short Film Festival
46ème Festival International du Film de Gand – Compétition internationale
34ème Festival du Film Francophone de Namur – Special Award from the Jury
35èmes Rencontres cinématographiques de Gindou
33èmes Festival du Film de Cabourg – Best short film
28ème édition Festival Côté Court – Compétition Fiction

Funding

Aide après réalisation from the CNC
With the support of Cinéfeel Dotation
With the support of the Grand Est Region ("Aide à l'écriture"), in partnership with the CNC
Travaux en Cour(t)s Workshop "Un festival c'est trop court !" (Nice)
Selected at the Valence Writers Festival - writing marathon
Selected at Med in Scenario 2018 (Nuits Méditerranéennes)