GIFF Shorts Session 4

GIFF SHORTS SESSION 4

Drama | 1h 35m 

GIFF21 Official Selection | 5x Australian Premiere

Screening from 3-11 July 2021

CLOSED

This is a collection of France short films.

Language: France (English Subtitles)

J ARRIVE

J'ARRIVE 

 

Director: Bertrand Basset | 15m | Australian Premiere | Drama | 2020 

Country: France | Language: French

Granny died today. After years of marriage, Hubert is alone for the first time, tired and diminished. This toilet roll is always too far. Léonie his grand daughter comes in order to help him. Oppressed by the adults fussing around the best idea is maybe this old good whiskey bottle.

Aponia

APNOIA

 

Director: Simon Laisney | 23m 53s | Australian Premiere | Drama | 2019

Country: France |  Language: French

Cutting himself off from the world, his friends and especially his father, against whom he nourishes feelings of bitterness, resentment and distrust, Thomas, a 12-year-old boy, becomes increasingly and mysteriously obsessed with swimming and diving in the local swimming pool.

NOW, DAPHNE

NOW, DAPHNE

 

Director: Johann G. Louis  | 20m | Australian Premiere | Drama | 2019 

Country: France |  Language: French

A national road not very transient, a hotel on probation, a road restaurant from another time. A young woman, Daphne, drives through these desert landscapes. It's nighttime. She meets people who seem to know her without being able to give her a name. Who is Daphne? Could it be a ghost who came to walk in the footsteps of her past ? 

Particules Fines

PARTICULES FINES

 

Director: Grégory Robin | 8m 13s | Australian Premiere | Drama | 2020 

Country: France |  Language: French

Two men on a bridge, over the ring road, wonder if life has any meaning. Since they do not have the answer and they are bored, they decide to kill someone. But they are not at the end of their surprises …

The kid and the octopus

THE KID AND THE OCTOPUS

 

Director: Nils Bouvyer |  20m | Australian Premiere | Drama |  2020 

Country: France |  Language: Korean

South Korea. Jun, a lonely child, observes every morning on the way to school, an octopus in the aquarium of a restaurant. When Jun understands the fate of the animal, he decides to flee with him to bring him back to the sea. Then begins a long journey…

SEASON

SEASON

 

Director: Giovanna Lopalco |  7m 51s | Australian Premiere | Animation |  2019 

Country: France |  Language: French

A cortege of men dressed in white are walking a young woman to a strange procession. Around this dark landscape, a perpetually moving world will start the metamortphosis of her body.