DIRECTOR & SCRIPT
Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel, Yann Gonzalez, Bertrand Mandico
Marylou Mayniel, Lucas Doméjean, Pablo Cobo, Nicolas Mias, Sarah-Megan Allouch, Thomas Ducasse, Alphonse Maitrepierre, Mathilde Mennetrier, Romain Merle, Simon Thiébaut, With Lola Créton, Pauline Jacquard, Pauline Lorillard, Elina Löwensohn, Anne-Lise Maulin, Vimala Pons, Nathalie Richard, Jean Le Scouarnec
SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER AT 19:00
After School Knife Fight
Laetitia, Roca, Nico and Naël are in a band. As per usual, they meet late afternoon before rehearsal in a vacant lot. The group will soon no longer exist; they will be forced to disband because Laetitia a is moving away to study. This is the story of four young adults who do not want to say good-bye.
Les îles (Islands)
Characters wander through an erotic maze of love and desire.
Ultra Pulpe (Apocalypse After)
An abandoned seaside resort. The shooting for a fantasy film about the end of an era wraps up. Two women, both members of the lm crew, one an actrice, the other a director, Apocalypse & Joy are on the verge of concluding their love a air.
Bertrand Mandico has worked for several art institutions and directed many short films selected and awarded in international film festivals. While continuing his project of directing 21 shorts in 21 years with actress Elina Löwensohn, he directed The Wild Boys, his debut feature film in 2017. In 2018, his short film Ultra Pulpe has a special screening in Cannes for the 57th Semaine de la Critique.
Yann Gonzalez was born in Nice in 1977. He made six short films between 2006 and 2012 before directing his first feature, You and the Night, presented at La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes in 2013. He recently completed a new short, Les Îles, and began work on his second feature, Knife + Heart, in spring 2017.
Caroline Poggi & Jonathan Vinel
Born in 1988 in Toulouse, Jonathan studied editing at La Fémis. Caroline is born in 1990, in Ajaccio. She studied at Paris IV University and at the University in Corsica. Each of the two separately directed several short films (Chiens for Caroline, Notre amour est assez puissant for Jonathan), before directing together. Their short film As Long As Shotguns Remain won the Golden Bear at the 2014 Berlinale and they are presently shooting their first feature film: Jessica Forever.