white-spirit

A Film by Julie Voisin

Synopsis

Submerged by his dark thoughts, Lulu, 20, tries to kill himself. His meeting with a shrink sparks the unexpected discovery of his inner creative force: rap.

Director

  • Picture of Julie Voisin © M. Simonet

    Julie Voisin

    Julie Voisin is a French director and actress. She started to perform in French movies as a child, in 1992. Then, she has managed both her schooling and her passion for acting, during her adolescence. As an adult, her interpretation of a blind athlete offered her the award of the best young actress, in 2008, at « La Rochelle »’s French TV festival. Thanks to these experiences, Julie discovered early the direction. She directed, wrote and produced her first short film in 2009. Where the butterflies go… was selected in various festivals. The Parakeets, her second short won more than ten prices in festivals all around the world. It was broadcasted in six channels, including HBO Europe and TV5 World in 2013-14. White-spirit is her third short film. She is also the co-writer and the co-producer.

Awards + Festivals

  • 24th RICHMOND FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL, VA (Official Selection, Richmond, USA)March 31, 2016
  • 50st HOFER FILMTAGE (Official Selection, Hof, Germany)October 24, 2016
  • 3rd FESTIVAL DU CINEMA & MUSIC DE FILM DE LA BAULE (Official Selection, La Baule, France)November 12, 2016
  • 29th RECONTRES CINEMATOGRAPHIQUES DE CANNES (Official Selection, Cannes, France)December 4, 2016
  • 17th FILUMS - INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lahore, Pakistan)February 17, 2017
  • 23rd PALM SPRINGS INT'L SHORTFEST AND FILM MARKET (Film Market, Palm Springs, CA, USA)June 20, 2017
  • 1st CINE FESTI'BRETTE (Official Selection, Brette-les-Pins, France)November 24, 2017
  • 2nd RAPIDLION SOUTH AFRICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Johannesburg, South Africa)March 3, 2018

Crew

Screenplay
Julie Voisin
Rap Lyrics
Alexandre Tacchino
Producer
Julie Voisin, Mathieu Simonet
Director
Julie Voisin
Director of Photography
Matthieu-David Cournot, Senda Bonnet
Sound
Jean-Luc Rault-Cheynet
Editor
Thierry Brunello
Sound Design
Clément Neubrunn, Matthieu Tertois
Original Music
Lou Cuberte, Laurent Marion

Details

Running Time
28:20 mins
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
1.85
Sound
5.1

Contact

FILM FESTIVAL AGENCY

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

+49 (0) 176 - 62965299

markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

PRODUCTION

Mathieu Simonet & Julie Voisin

matsimonet@free.fr

DIRECTOR

Julie Voisin
juliemimi@free.fr
http://www.julievoisin.net/en

DISTRIBUTION COMPANY

L’Agence du Court-Métrage
Nathalie Lebel
77, rue des Cévennes
75015 Paris, France

+33(0) 144692660

n.lebel@agencecm.com
www.agencecm.com