Benjamin, winemaker, sees his wife die in his arms following a long illness. Only one way for him: death. But a young Japanese woman, coming specially to taste his wine, will gently bring him to mourn the death of his wife by a series of symbols and exchanges between two cultures.
Special Mention | CFC Worldwide Short FF, Toronto, Canada, 2011
Audience Award for the Best Short Film | Anonimul IFF, Romania, 2011
Grand Prix of Jury “Emotion” | Festival du Court-Métrage de Fontainebleau, France, 2011
Best Actor Gérard Depardieu | Fano IFF, Italy, 2011
Best Actress Award Eriko Takeda | Flyway FF, Wisconsin, USA, 2011
HBO Films Producers Award | Savannah FF, USA, 2011
Award Excellence for Gérard Depardieu | Hollywood Real Independent FF, USA, 2011
Public Award | Filmets Badalona FF, Spain, 2011
Artistic Contribution Award | Festival Cinéma, Brusquet, France, 2011
Best Director Award, Best Actor Award, Best Supporting Female Actor Award, Best Music | , Monaco, 2011
Best Film Award | JCI Istanbul Crossroads Int. Short FF, Turkey, 2011
Amadis Best Script Award | Fest’AFilm, Montpelier, France, 2011
Best Short Film Award | Festival du Fréjus, France, 2012
Prix du Meilleur Univers | Fest’Yves Arts, Etel, France, 2012
Audience Short Film Award | Festival Col-Coa, Los Angeles, USA, 2012
CAST & CREW
Director of Photography
Gérard Depardieu, Eriko Takeda, Sabine Lenoel
Slony Sow began his carreer with sport, dancing and music. He becomes a director after a few years of acting, in theater or in many tv movies. He develops in his movies serious themes treated with lightness. The main theme he treats in his short films is love, the lost love (L’homme de la boite), the desired love (Confesse) or the destructive love (Peripherique blues).
L’homme de la boite (2003), Peripherique blues (2005), Le pleuriste (2006), Confesse (2007), Winter Frog (2011).