A short fiction film by Aude Py and Bruno Ulmer
Fiction, 14 min, 2016
One night in Geneva, a young illegal Syrian immigrant who is being threatened takes refuge in the porno cinema, Splendid. There he meets an Iranian woman who has also found safety living in this separate world.
Genève, 22e Festival Tous Ecrans – Festival international du film de Genève, Compétition, November, 2016
Born in 1973 in Geneva (Switzerland). After studying philosophy at the university of Sorbonne in Paris, she started writing films. Since 2001 she writes for the cinema. 2012-15 taught screenplay at HEAD (School of Art and Design – Geneva). Since 2012 she is an expert at the Fondation Romande pour le cinema.
As director: 2016 Splendid / 2009 Cinema Italiano, Vous avez dit politique?
As a screenplayer: 2016 Splendid / 2016 Un Juif pour l’exemple / 2014 Broken Land / 2009 Bazar
With: Toufan Manoutcheri, Hamza Meziani
Cinematography: Denis Jutzeler
Editing: Christine Hoffet
Sound: Jürg Lempen
Sound Design: Philippe Ciompi
With the support of
Cinéforom, la Loterie Romande, l’Office fédéral de la culture et du DIP.
Born in Morocco. For twenty years, he has been making feature-length documentaries. In January 2012 lecturer at the Cinéma du réel department at the HEAD (University of Art and Design – Geneva).
2016 Splendid / 2012 Orsay /2008 Welcome Europa