The Wake

Short film, Fiction, 51′, 2017

Director : Jonathan Millet

Synopsis :
Over there, in his village at the foot of the mountains, he’s dead. His face radiant and his body at peace, he lies on the bed. Then they can gather around him. Three days long they talk, drink, weep, fight and remember… And they smile, too.

Shooting : October 2016

With the support of Arte, CNC (FSA), the Rhône-Alpes Region,  Procirep and Angoa

The screenplay was selected at the 12th Brive Film Festival – Workshop 2015 “Medium-length features”.

Released in theatres on 5 December 2018 in Paris, touring throughout France between January and April 2019.

Festivals :

Un Festival c’est trop court 2017 (Nice) – European competition
Festival du Film Court de Villeurbanne 2017 – European competition
Festival Tous Courts 2017 (Aix en Provence) – Arte Program