Director: Julia Saccani Production Company: Julia Saccani Genre: fiction Running Time: 21'33 Year of production: 2013 SYNOPSIS English: Raphaël Pollara is in his fifties. He lives alone in his apartment. He hasn't got any relatives, he is unemployed and regrets his native Italy. An obsessing dream urges him to restart the execution of an old unfinished canvas. Step by step, Raphaël finds himself inexorably attracted by the painting... French: La cinquantaine passée, Raphaël Pollara vit seul dans son appartement. Sans famille, sans travail, il regrette son Italie natale. Un événement insolite, associé à un rêve étrange et obsédant, l’amène à reprendre l'exécution d'un tableau jusque-là délaissé. Bientôt, le réel et l'imaginaire s'entremêlent, et l'univers de la toile semble attirer inexorablement Raphaël... CAST Fedele Papalia Carole Vix Marc-Antoine Valverde FULL CREDITSong> Director/Screenwriter/Producer: Julia Saccani Assistant Director: Romain Marx Director of Photography: Tanguy Boulanger Production Designer: Anne-Laure Roumilhac Costume designer and make-up: Ariane Morgenstern Sound: Grégory Pernet Script: Amélie Wencker Editing: Mélisa Cohen Sound Editing: Grégory Pernet Post-production: David Mangin Color correction: Jonathan Brabant TECHNICAL DETAILS Genre: Fiction Sub-genre: drama Production language: french and italian Country of origin: France Year of production: 2013 Total running time: 21'33 Production format: DSLR Color type: PAL Aspect ratio: 1.1:85 Sound format: stereo FESTIVAL SELECTIONS Cannes Short Film Corner (2013) / Le festival du film merveilleux et imaginaire (Paris, 2013) / Coupez- Courts (Haguenau, 2013) / 7 jours pour le 7ème art (Colmar, 2013) / Chacun son court (Strasbourg 2014). BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR Julia Saccani is a 30-year-old writer and director, living in Strasbourg. After her studies in editing and direction, she is currently working as an editor for the French/German channel Arte and works as an assistant director on many sets: short films, full-length feature, or serials. In 2013, she wrote and realized her first short fictional movie, the call, inspired by her own familial story.