Genius Loci

France2019animated16'Short Matters!

Reine, a young and fragile loner, is going through a difficult period in her life. One night, everything around her becomes surprisingly metaphysical. Walking through a city, the girl somehow enters into interactions with other loners and notices touching unity amidst urban chaos. Will this evening bring answers to the questions about existence and the need of transformation pestering her? EFA nominee at Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg

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directed by
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Adrien Mérigeau

He was born in 1983. After graduation from EMCA he worked for the Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon on two feature films “The Secret of Kells" (2009) and “Song of the Sea” (2014), both Oscar nominees directed by Tomme Moore. He made his debut as a director in 2010 with the short film “Old Fangs”. “Genius Loci” is his second short picture.

cinematography
Adrien Mérigeau
script
Adrien Mérigeau, Nicolas Pleskof
animated by
Céline Devaux, Camille Chao, Lisa Matuszak, Camille Monnier, Hefang Wei, Chenghua Yang, Hippolyte Cupillard, Vaïana Gauthier, Rui Chang, Alan Holly
cast
Nadia Moussa, Georgia Cusack, Jina Djemba
music
Théo Mérigeau, Lê Quan Ninh
sound
Julien Rabin, Laurent Sassi
editing
Adrien Mérigeau
production
Amaury Ovise, Jean-Christophe Reymond (Kazak Productions)
Photo
Kadr z filmu Genius Loci