Mirages

2014 | Fiction | 14.5 min | BA Film

Directed by Wendy Pillonel

Collection: Degree Films 2014

It hasn't rained for years and the Earth has dried out. Human beings live in cliffs. One day, Riham finds his father dying in the desert. The boy decides to look for water to save him. His sister Marine wants to prevent him because the sun makes people go crazy. However, a mysterious engineer maintains that he knows where the water is hiding.

Runtime14.5 min
Year of Production2014
Country of ProductionSwitzerland
Distribution FormatDCP, HDCAM
Aspect Ratio1:2.35
Audio FormatStereo, 5.1
Shot onARRI ALEXA
Shooting FormatProRes
Spoken LanguageFrench
Available SubtitlesGerman, English
Director Wendy Pillonel
Cinematography Tom Keller
Production Design Nicole Frei
Claudia Marolf
Helen Schläpfer
Jessica Schmid
Music Gregg Skerman
Editor Yasmin Joerg
Screenplay Wendy Pillonel
Production Manager Elias Dellers
Leading ActorsLéon Ducret
Plume Ducret
Supporting ActorsBartek Sozanski
Patrice Gilly
Guy Pillonel
Casting Wendy Pillonel
Costume Design Irene Schweizer
Location Sound Engineer Benoit Barraud
Sound Design Benoit Barraud
Sound Mixing Gregg Skerman
Compositing Tom Keller
Graphic Artist Sophie Haller
David Neuenschwander
Project Supervision Christian Iseli
Project Mentoring Stefan Jäger
Executive Producer Filippo Bonacci
Head of Programme BA Film Prof. Bernhard Lehner

Screenings

18. October 2017 – 29. October 2017
shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival
Berne | Switzerland
A variation of films in the sections "Swiss Made - Swiss Competition", "Shnit Documents" und "Playful"

6. October 2015 – 9. October 2015
Innsbruck Nature Film Festival

14. May 2015 – 17. May 2015
International Nature Film Festival
Gödöllö, Ungarn

1. April 2015 – 30. April 2015
International Water and Film Events
Daegu & Gyongbuk, Südkorea

26. February 2015 – 28. February 2015
Ascona Film Festival

19. October 2014 – 25. October 2014
ISFVF - International Student Film and Video Festival
Beijing

4. October 2014
upcoming film makers
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