Under Mom’s Skirt

A Film by Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix

Synopsis

LES TROMPES DE MA MERE.
In a small Florida town, a young French woman goes with her mother to a routine medical check-up to act as her interpreter. However, she is taken by surprise when she learns that it is actually a gynecological examination she is attending. But, the biggest revelations are yet to come…

Director

  • Picture of Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix © Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix

    Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix

    Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix, a graduate from The National Theater School of Canada, started her cinema career as an assistant director, before launching into script writing and film directing. She is currently writing feature-length fictions, short films, TV shows, produced in France.

Awards + Festivals

  • MONTREAL WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection / Short, World Premiere, Montreal, Canada)August 27, 2017
  • *JURY’S SPECIAL MENTION TO NANCY TATE FOR BEST ACTING PERFORMANCE*
    Festival du Court Metrage d'humour de Meudon (Official Selection / Short, French Premiere, Meudon, France) October 4, 2017
  • Festival Jean Carmet (Official Selection / Short, Moulins, France) October 11, 2017
  • Festival du cinema international en Abititi-Temiscamingue (Official Selection / Short, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada) November 1, 2017
  • Festival eurydice du court metrage (Official Selection / Short, Fecamp, France)November 11, 2017
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    Paris Court Devant (Official Selection / Short, Paris, France) November 7, 2017
  • FESTIVAL LES DOUZE COURTs DE MINUIT (Official Selection / Short, Paris, France)November 25, 2017
  • *WINNER OF «AUDIENCE VOTE»*
    COURTS À L’ESCURIAL (Non-Competitive Screening, Paris, France) December 26, 2017
  • *best screenplay award & forum julii youth jury award*
    Festival du Court-Metrage de FrejuS (Official Selection / Short, Frejus, France) January 19, 2018
  • Festival du film court francophone "Un Poing C’est Court" (Out Of Competition / La Nuit Du Court, Vaulx-En-Velin, France) January 26, 2018
  • Berlin Feminist Film Week (Official Selection / Short, German Premiere, Berlin, Germany)March 10, 2018
  • MeCAL-BARCeLONA SHORTFILM and animation FeSTIVAL (Official Selection / Short, Spanish Premiere, Barcelona, Spain)March 15, 2018
  • *PUBLIC’S CHOICE*
    Festival Clap 89 (Official Selection / Short, Sens, France) March 23, 2018
  • *BEST ACTRESS AWARD FOR SARA VERHAGEN & FRANÇOISE MIQUELIS*
    Festival du film de Grasse (Official Selection / Short, Grasse, France) April 17, 2018
  • French Spring in Ukraine (In Association With Ukraine French Institute And Unifrance/ Longue Nuit Du Court-Metrage, Ukranian Premiere, Ukraine)April 28, 2018
  • Colcoa – city of lights, city of angels (Official Selection / Short, American Premiere, Los Angeles, USA) April 29, 2018
  • Seattle International Film Festival, (Official Selection / Short, Seattle, USA)May 24, 2018
  • *GRAND JURY AWARD *
    Festival du film de Femmes (Official Selection / Short, Fontenay-Le-Fleury, France) May 25, 2018
  • *BEST ACTING PERFORMANCE AWARD FOR FRANÇOISE MIQUELIS*
    Porto Femme - International Film Festival (Official Selection / Short, Portuguese Premiere, Porto, Portugal) May 30, 2018
  • Brooklyn film Festival (Official Selection / Short, New York, USA) June 6, 2018
  • Festival Courtivore (Out Of Competition / Screening At The Alliance Francaise De Normandie, Rouen, France)June 7, 2018
  • Palm Springs shortFest (Official Selection / Short, Palm Springs, USA) June 21, 2018
  • Festival d’un court à l’autre (Official Selection / Short, Labeaume & Grospierres, France)July 13, 2018
  • CinefestOZ Film Festival (Official Selection / Short, Australian Premiere, West Busselton, Australia)August 24, 2018
  • Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival (Official Selection / Short, Maine, USA)September 4, 2018
  • CORTO CREATIVO INTERNACIONAL SHORT FILM (Official Selection / Short, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico)September 19, 2018
  • Tacoma Film Festival (Official Selection / Short, Tacoma, USA)October 4, 2018
  • *GRAND JURY AWARD & AUDIENCE AWARD*
    CITY COURT FESTIVAL (Official Selection / Short, Hagondange, France)October 6, 2018
  • San Jose International Short Film Festival (Official Selection / Short, San Jose, USA) October 11, 2018
  • *HONORABLE MENTION OF THE BEST COMEDY AWARD*
    POST ALLEY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection / Short, Seattle, Washington, USA)October 13, 2018
  • *GRAND JURY AWARD & AUDIENCE AWARD & BEST ACTRESS AWARD for Sara Verhagen & Françoise Miquelis*
    CutCut Festival (Official Selection / Short, Roanne, France) October 18, 2018
  • SHNIT WORLDWIDe SHORTFILMFeSTIVAL (Official Selection / Short, Thai-Swiss-Argentine-Egyptian-South African-Chinese-Russian-Costa Rican Premieres, Bangkok, Bern, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Cape Town, Hong Kong, Moscow, San Jose)October 18, 2018
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    FESTIVAL DU FILM COURT EN ARMAGNAC (Official Selection / Short, Condom, France)October 20, 2018
  • NEW YORK CITY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection / Short, New York City, USA)October 20, 2018
  • *FIRST PRIZE AUDIENCE AWARD*
    RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES DU CINÉMA (Official Selection / Short, Beaurepaire, France)October 21, 2018
  • *BEST DIRECTOR AWARD*
    7th DELHI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Delhi, India)October 28, 2018
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD - NARRATIVE SHORT*
    INDIE MEMPHIS FILM FESTIVAL (OFFICIAL SELECTION / SHORT, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, USA)November 1, 2018
  • *GRAND ECRAN POUR TOUS AWARD*
    FeSTIVAL ÉCRAN LIBRe (Official Selection / Short, Aigues-Mortes, France)November 2, 2018
  • FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM DE COMEDIE DE LIEGE (Official Selection / Short, Liege, Belgium)November 6, 2018
  • FESTIVAL COURT EN SCÈNE (Official Selection / Short, Troyes, France)November 12, 2018
  • PITTSBURGH SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection / Short, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)November 14, 2018
  • *VENDERBORG PROD AWARD*
    FESTIVAL DU COURT-MÉTRAGE D'AUCH (OFFICIAL SELECTION / SHORT, AUCH, FRANCE)November 16, 2018
  • RENCONTRES DES CINÉMAS D’EUROPE (Official Selection / Short, Aubenas, France)November 17, 2018
  • FILMFEST DUSSELDORF (Official Selection / Short, Dusseldorf, Germany)November 21, 2018
  • FESTIVAL COURTS EN CHAMPAGNE (Out Of Competition / Panorama Selection, Ay, France)November 23, 2018
  • Festival du court-métrage au pays de Gabin (Out Of Competition, Meriel, France)November 24, 2018
  • ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection / Short, Anchorage, Alaska, USA)November 30, 2018
  • *BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARD*
    ATLANTA COMEDY FILM FESTIVAL (OFFICIAL SELECTION / SHORT, ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA)December 8, 2018
  • ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (OFFICIAL SELECTION / SHORT, ISTANBUL, TURKEY)December 14, 2018
  • FESTIVAL COURTS MAIS TRASH (OFFICIAL SELECTION / SHORT, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM)January 6, 2019
  • 4th FISH&CHIPS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Turin, Italy)January 17, 2019
  • *AUDIENCE AWARD*
    5th FILMKREIS SHORTS EVENT (Official Selection, Darmstadt, Germany)January 31, 2019
  • *BEST SHORT COMEDY AWARD*
    SYDNEY SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Nominated, Sydney, Australia)February 5, 2019
  • YOUNTVILLE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Yountville, California, USA)February 7, 2019
  • 4th INDIE-LINCS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lincolnshire, UK)February 14, 2019
  • 9th QUEENS WORLD FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, New York, USA)February 14, 2019
  • 4th RAPIDLION - THE SOUTH AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Johannesburg, South Africa)March 1, 2019
  • *BEST SCREENPLAY AWARD*
    5th FELACOS - FESTIVAL DE LARGOS Y CORTOS DE SANTIAGO (Official Selection, Santiago, Región Metropolit, Chile)March 7, 2019
  • 2nd LISBON FILM RENDEZVOUS (Official Selection - Winter Edition, Lisbon, Portugal)March 8, 2019
  • 11th INT'L FILMFESTIVAL OF LARISSA (Official Selection, Larissa, Greece)March 12, 2019
  • SHORTCUTZ FIGUEIRA DA FOZ (Official Selection, Portugal)March 16, 2019
  • 12th TAOS SHORTZ FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Questa, New Mexico, USA)March 22, 2019
  • ELLES FONT LEUR CINEMA (Official Selection, Rouen, France)March 27, 2019
  • CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ohio, USA)March 27, 2019
  • FESTIVAL DU CINÉMA EUROPÉEN (Official Selection, Meyzieu, France)April 5, 2019
  • 2nd LE PRINCE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Caracas, Venezuela)April 5, 2019
  • 4th THE UNDEPENDENCE FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)April 6, 2019
  • *BEST ACTORS*
    7th CLUJSHORTS INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)April 5, 2019
  • 2nd SLUMBERJACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Widnes, Cheshire, UK)April 13, 2019
  • 5th LONGUE VUE SUR LE COURT (Official Selection, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)April 24, 2019
  • 5th TWISTER ALLEY INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Woodward, USA)May 2, 2019
  • 13th REEL SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Grande Prairie, Canada)May 6, 2019
  • SENE FILM, MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Rhode Island, USA)May 15, 2019
  • OIFF SHORT FEST (Official Selection, Turin, Italy)May 22, 2019
  • * 13th SORSICORTI SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Palermo, Italy)May 27, 2019
  • 7th ALTAN KHALIS INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)June 4, 2019
  • 2nd UNKNOWN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Russia)June 8, 2019
  • 3rd BUDDHA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Pune, Maharashtra, India)June 9, 2019
  • 5th DOC SUNBACK FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Mulvane, Kansas, USA)June 13, 2019
  • 8th CARDIFF MINI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Cardiff, United Kingdom)June 22, 2019
  • 4th SHOTS INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia)August 1, 2019
  • *BEST COMEDY* & *BEST SCRIPT*
    11th MALTA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Valletta, Malta)August 1, 2019
  • 43rd OPEN AIR FILMFEST WEITERSTADT (Official Selection, Weiterstadt, Germany)August 8, 2019
  • 20th BLISSFEST333 MULTICULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Denver, Co, USA)August 24, 2019
  • 4th FARM FILM FESTIVAL 2019 (Official Selection, Favara, Italy)August 29, 2019
  • 3rd MANIFESTO FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)September 6, 2019
  • 2nd LEBANESE INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Beirut, Lebanon)September 11, 2019
  • 9th GOLDEN DOOR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA)September 19, 2019
  • 2nd TWIN TIERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Norwich, NY, USA)September 20, 2019
  • 12th GIGI HARBOUR FILM FEST (Official Selection, Gig Harbor, WA, USA)September 26, 2019
  • 3rd BOLTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Bolton, UK)October 1, 2019
  • AARETALER KURZFILMTAGE (Official Selection, Trimstein, Switzerland)November 15, 2019

Trailer

Crew

Director
Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix
Screenplay
Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix
Producer
Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix
Director of Photography
Martin de Chabaneix
Art Direction
Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix
Costume Design
Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix
Sound
Emilio Salemi
Editor
Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix
Music
Nach & Selim

Details

Running Time
12 minutes 10 seconds
Shooting Format
Alexa-mini, Apple ProRes4444, HD 1920 X 1080
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
2:1
Sound
5.1 – 24 bits – 48K Hz

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany

+49 (0)30 61620068

film@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

SALES AGENCY

Origine Films
21 Rue Du Maine
75015 Paris, France

Émilie Dubois sales@originefilms.fr
Alexy Grzelak alexy@originefilms.fr

www.originefilms.fr

DIRECTOR & PRODUCER

Sarah Heitz de Chabaneix
sarahheitz@gmail.com