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The Speech

 

6:10
France
Fiction
2021

Director: Mohammad Hijazi
Producers: Igor Courtecuisse, Clémence Crépin Neel
Writer: Mohammad Hijazi
Editor: Mohammad Hijazi
DOP: Ludwik Pruszkowski
Colour: Ludwik Pruszkowski
Art Director: Hala Alabdalla
Sound: Claire Ballu, Victor Fleurant
Make-up Artist: Amanda Silaen
Cast: Simon Abou Assali, Denis Lavant

Production: moderato
Co-production: Atelier des Artistes en Exil

Screening formats: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English

Materials
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Synopsis

A man gives a political speech. As he keeps on talking, his true identity is revealed: a homeless man who lives in the Parisian subway. Haunted by the ghosts of his past, former leader of a conquering party, his field of action is now circumscribed to the underground world, a place where he collects a handful of coins everyday…

 

Festivals
(Premiere Statuses: WP – World, IP – International, NP – National, LP – Local)

Most Viewed Award @ 24th Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia (Japan, 20-27/06/2022) – WP
Official Selection @ 28th ShorTS International Film Festival (Italy, 01-09/07/2022) – IP
Chienne de vie @ 23rd Off-Courts Trouville (France, 2-10/09/2022) – NP