Original Title Le Rideau
Status Completed | Year 2020 | Duration 24 min | Language French | Country France| World Premiere France
Michel is attracted by the new roomate Naomi but the closer he gets to her the deeper his doubts grow…
Michel, a broke Parisian violinist, divides his studio apartment in half with a curtain and finds a roommate: Naomi, a young mysterious woman, who pushes him in a state of inner turmoil. Michel grows increasingly attracted to her despite the partition but doubts begin to arise.
Léopold Dewolf (1991, Paris) studied stop-motion animation in London (BA, University of Westminster) and film production in Los Angeles (MFA, USC School of Cinematic Arts). He has written and directed twenty short films, both animation and live-action. His films netted him awards and selections in international film festivals, including: 11th and 12th Küstendorf Film Festival, 31st Festival Tous Courts, 35th Poitiers International Film Festival, 21st Séquence Court-Métrage, 20th Mecal Barcelona IFF, 17th and 23rd Contis IFF, 10th Lviv Wiz-Art IFF, 6th 7ème Lune Rennes IFF, 7th Guam IFF, and the 6th USC LGBT Film Festival. He was selected in Black Factory Cinema’s directing workshop, where he made a film under the tutelage of Werner Herzog.
Drama | Short | Romance | Erotic | Thriller
Eienne Gara, Hsiao-Yin Lin
Producers:Antonin Ehrenberg, Emma Qian Xu
Script: Leopold Dewolf, Emma Qian Xu
Cinematography: Mitchell Sturm
Music: Eienne Gara, Pina Napolitano
Sound Directors:Alain Castillo
Editor: Léopold Dewolf, Alexis Marro
Colorist: Aline Conan