« To ward off anxiety, nothingness, ghosts. And find strength in eating, laughing, communicating. » « Stick together! » – That’s the rallying cry of the Surdutowicz family: at table, at the hospital, everywhere. Rénia, the grandmother, falls ill and the entire family gathers around her, to talk, laugh and complain like they have always done during meals, so as to ward off time, so that things return to the way they used to be. They all hope and pray death doesn’t exist. And as Rénia says: « When I’m around, everything’s all right ».
She was member of a theatrical group when she was a schoolgirl and started writing at his time. She then studied History and art and acting at Florent. She plays in two companies and performed several parts for theater and cinema. After taking part in the writing of screenplays, she participated in the writing of her first short film with photographer Céline Lévy-Nieszawer.
Idit Cébula, Céline Lévy-Nieszawer
Valérie Abelanski, Eric Bécavin, Valérie Berman
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