DIRECTED BY: Isabelle Ingold, Vivianne Perelmuter COUNTRY: Belgium YEAR: 2020 SPOKEN LANGUAGE(S): English, Farsi, French, Persian SUBTITLES: RUNNING TIME: 63 min
SECTION: International Competition
A young man in a room somewhere in England. On a computer screen, images from all over the world. One click is all it takes to cross borders. But it’s the tale of another journey that we witness unfolding in bits and pieces, that of Shahin, a 20-year-old Iranian man who fled his homeland alone.
Editor and director Isabelle Ingold graduated from La Fémis, Paris in the editing department. As an editor, she has worked with directors as different as Amos Gitai, Vincent Dieutre, Toshi Fujiwara, among others. The features and docs she edited were selected in film festivals around the world, such as Venice, Cannes and Toronto. She directed NORTH BY MEMORY (1996), A PLACE ON EARTH (2001) and AILLEURS, PARTOUT/ELSEWHERE, EVERYWHERE (2020) with co-director Vivianne Perelmuter. She has also taught at the University of Corsica since 2009.
Vivianne Perelmuter was born in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). After studying philosophy and political sciences, Vivianne entered the French film school La Fémis (ex-IDHEC). Her films have been widely presented in film festival worldwide and were awarded on several occasions. Her first feature, UNCERTAIN TIME (LE VERTIGE DES POSSIBLES), was released in Paris (March 2014) and received high critical acclaim by Le Monde, Libération, Critikat, AVoirALire, Le Point, etc. The movie played in Paris for five months and was broadcasted on Ciné+ channel in 2015. It is on the Magritte nomination list for the First Feature Award in Belgium.
Isabelle Ingold: North by Memory (1996), Lign of Flight (2000), A Place on Earth (2001), The Name of a Mayor (2004), A small House in the Ghetto (2009), Highway Rest Stop (2016), Elsewhere, Everywhere (2020) Vivianne Perelmuter: Slow as we are (1993), North by Memory (1996), Lign of Flight (2000), A Place on Earth (2001), Description of a Struggle (2004), Bear (2006), Uncertain Times (2014), Elsewhere, Everywhere (2020)
SCRIPT: Isabelle Ingold, Vivianne Perelmuter PRODUCER: Julie Frères EDITOR: Isabelle Ingold, Vivianne Perelmuter
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