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The Bitterness of The Singer Before The Usefulness of Barbed Wires

Short film, 43 minutes, 2002

Director: Armand Lameloise

With: Fabienne Babe, Stanislas Forlani et Eva Mazauric
Written by: Armand Lameloise 



One summer, Chantal takes on the responsability of taking care of Paul, a 16 year-old boy with an
incurable illness that turned him into a violent and tormented adolescent. To escape from the oppressive reality of this unusual situation, Chantal dreams of her favorite singers. These popular artists grant her reassurance for the duration of a couple of songs.


Awards & festivals:

Critic Award, Clermont-Ferrand Festival 2002 - Best Actress Award, Saint Benoit, Reunion Island - Special Jury Award, Brest Festival 2002 - Nomination to the “Lutins du court-métrage” 2003.



CNC (aide sélective), Conseil Régional du Centre, France 2 (pré-achat).

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