Concorso Internazionale / international competition
di Edmond Carrère (Francia, 2021, 25’)
Official Selection – Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival Official Selection - Huesca International Short Film Festival | ANTEPRIMA ITALIANA
At the Pic du Midi Observatory, Philippe,an astronomer who suffers from de- pression, is immersed in research on the sun. One day he discovers that his findings indicate that the end of the world is near.Although his colleagues pay no heed to his discovery, Philippe becomes strangely euphoric.
Edmond Carrère is director of À l’Infini, a portrait of caregivers in a psychia- tric hospital, awarded at Vision du Réel 2018 and Etoile de la Scam 2018. He also directs music videos for groups such as Chantal Morte, Loki Starfi- sh, Louise Roam. As cinematographer he worked on Un Pays Qui Se Tient Sage (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2020, Lumière Award for Best Documen- tary 2021).