Double Feature

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Wed Feb 28, 2018 – 5:30 pm | Domenico’s
Fri Mar 2, 2018 – 7:30 pm | Domenico’s

The Winkles

Directed by Alice Vial
Narrative Short
France | 24 min | 2017

In Brignogan-Plages, Zoé (30), works with her father, Guy, at his bar “Les Bigorneaux”. Since the premature death of her mother, she has worn herself out by taking everything into her own hands. One morning, Zoé starts suffering from dizziness and nausea, which begins to disrupt her daily life.

The Winkles - Alice Vial, DirectorAlice Vail

ALICE VIAL (Paris, FRANCE, 1986). She directed her first short “The man who knew a Lot”, produced in 2013 by Easy Tiger. The short was broadcast on France 3 and was selected in several festivals. Since then, Alice has directed three other short films, all produced by Les Films du Cygne: French it up!, Wolf Head and The Winkles. As a screenwriter, Alice co-wrote the feature film “The Innocents” with Sabrina B. Karine, directed by Anne Fontaine and released in 2016. The feature film was nominated for the Best Script at Césars 2017, selected at the Sundance Film Festival and short-listed to represent France for the Oscars.

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Film Information

Director: Alice Vial
Country: France
Year: 2017
Language: French, English Subtitles
Runtime:  24 min
Rated: PG 13


Producer: Jonathan Hazan
Writer: Alice Vial, Clemence Madeleine-Perdrillat
Cinematography: Brice Pancot
Art Director: Vinciane Amilhon
Music: Pierre-Antoine Durand
Sound: Pierre-Albert Vivet, Sylvain Rety
Editing: Nicolas Sarkissian

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