Shortlisted for the Cesar for Best Short Film 2018

A film by

Loïc Barché


Swann Arlaud, Phénix Brossard
Nicolas is madly in love with Charlotte, a girl he barely knows and whom he fantasizes about through the photos she posts on Facebook. With his friend’s help, he decides to prove his love to her by accomplishing a feat.

Crew List

Screenwriter & Director: Loïc Barché

Producers: Lucas Tothe & Sylvain Lagrillère

Cinematographer: Victor Seguin

Production Designer: Erwann Lefloc’h

Editor: Pierre Deschamps

Sound Design: Jules Valeur, Victor Praud, Corinne Dubien

Digital Special Effects: Mac Guff

Image and Sound Details

Release Date: 2017
Funding: National Centre for Cinema and the Moving Image, Pays de la Loire Region, ARTE, Adami, Procirep, Angoa

Language: French / Subtitles: 10 available languages
Frame/Aspect ratio: 1:85
Format: Digital 2K / Screening Format: DCP  Sound: 5.1

  • France
  • 2017
  • 18 min
Festivals and Awards

National Selections :

  • Parties de Campagne Festival
  • Sunset Film Festival
  • Chacun son Court Festival
  • Vebron International Film Festival
  • Des Courts en Fête Festival
  • Rencontres Cinémaginaires d’Argeles Festival
  • Ciné-jeunes de l’Aisne Festival
  • Tous Courts International Short Film Festival of Aix-en-Provence
  • Paris Courts Devant International Film Festival 
  • International Festival of Young Filmmakers of Saint-Jean-de-Luz
  • Les Arcs International Film Festival
  • Tournez Court Festival
  • Cabourg Film Festival
  • Montreuil en Short Festival
  • Public Screening at the French Cinémathèque

International Selections :

  • Norwich Radical Film Festival – UK
  • Buddha International Film Festival – India
  • The Quarantine Film Festival – Bulgaria
  • OpenEyes Filmfest – Germany
  • Still Voices Short Film Festival – Ireland
  • Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival – UK
  • IMFF Bridge of Art – UK
  • Firenze Film Corti International Fest – Italy
  • Literally Short Film Festival – USA
  • TIFF Bell Lightbox Short Cuts Series – Toronto International Short Film Festival
  • XVI Mostra Internacional de Curtmetratges Dr. Mabuse – Spain
  • Festival Cine en la Calle – Colombia
  • Carmarthen Bay Film Festival – UK
  • Cinema Perpetuum Mobile Film Festival – Belarus
  • French Spring Festival – Ukraine
  • French Cinema Today in Kazakhstan
  • Sarajevo International Short Film Festival – Bosnia and Herz.
  • Skepto International Short Film Festival – Italy
  • Festival Short Shorts – Japan
  • 4th Noida International Short Film Festival – India
  • Riverun International Film Festival – USA
  • FILMETS Badalona Film Festival – Spain
  • Festival Ichill – Philippines
  • International Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers – Estonia
  • Festival du Film de Rhode Island – USA
  • Busan International Art Film Festival
  • Festival International du Film de Namur – Belgium
  • TISFF – Greece
  • Festival du Film de Motovun – Croatia

Awards :

  • IMFF Bridge of Art – International Competition – Best Director
  • Short to the point – International Competition – Special Jury Award
  • Tournez Court Festival – National Competition – Best Film & Best Director
  • Tous Courts International short film festival of Aix-en-Provence – International Competition Unifrance Award 


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