France 2020 12 min without dialogues
by Simon Filliot
Script: Simon Filliot, Morgan Simon, Animation: Gilles Coirier, Souad Wedell, Marion Le Guillou, Julia Peguet, Production: JPL FILMS, Puppet Animation Studio: Pupps’ Motion Studio, Producer: Jean-François Bigot, Camille Raulo
Who wouldn’t give their all for a child? A mother sells her organs as a way out of poverty. But it does not stop there.
Simon Filliot, born in Reims/France in 1987, went through a literary prep, then a cinema prep, before joining the image department of La Fémis in 2008. His graduation film, LA RAVAUDEUSE (2012), obtained more than 60 festival selections and five prizes. After his studies, he worked as a cinematographer and assistant operator, always with an inclination for stop-motion films.
Filmography (selection): 2012 LA RAVAUDEUSE, 2014 THE LIVING DEAD, 2015 BEL AMI, 2016 LUPUS; PROXIMA B; MUTTI, 2019 SOROELLE, 2020 HEART OF GOLD
Awards (selection): Award for Best International Animated Short Film (International Animation Festival Chilemonos, Santiago/Chile 2021), Award for Best Animation (ClujShorts, Romania 2021)
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