The Body of Old

The body of old

Jacques is 70 years old, his face looks marked, he is anxious as he enters the TV room decorated for his 70-year-old wife Lucie on her special birthday.

She is sitting in front of him but she can’t see him. She has dementia.

Today is the day when he is trying to reconnect with her whatever it takes.

When : Saturday 28th _ 4:05 pm

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A FEW WORD ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

After ethnology studies, a period in a professional dance troupe and many years as a film editor, Louise de Prémonville started to write and direct her own short films. They were selected and rewarded in festivals around the world (Palm Springs, Aspen, Clermont-Ferrand, Aubagne, Seoul, Troia, Ebensee…). She directed her 4th short film The body of old (Le Corps des vieux) in 2016 and co-writing a feature length film screenplay « A PORTA GAYOLA ».

SHORT FILM

CREDIT / SPECIFICATIONS

France

Drama

 19 minutes 59 seconds

Producer : William Rougier
Director : Louise de Prémonville
Writer : Louise de Prémonville, Basile Charpentier
Cast : Philippe Nahon. Monique Grand-Perret, Grégoire Tachnakian