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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Ce magnifique gâteau !

Fortnight 2018, Short film, 44min
World premiere

Synopsis

An anthology film set in colonial Africa in the late 19th century telling the stories of 5 different characters: a troubled king, a middle-aged Pygmy working in a luxury hotel, a failed businessman on an expedition, a lost porter and a young army deserter.

Directors

Emma De Swaef

Marc James Roels is a live-action director, Emma De Swaef specializes in stop-motion and doll-making. Together they made the short film Oh Willy… in 2012, a stop-motion short that won 80 international awards including the Cartoon d'Or for Best European Short, and a César nomination.

Marc James Roels

Marc James Roels is a live-action director, Emma De Swaef specializes in stop-motion and doll-making. Together they made the short film Oh Willy… in 2012, a stop-motion short that won 80 international awards including the Cartoon d'Or for Best European Short, and a César nomination.

Angelo Tijssens
Gaston Motambo
Goua Grovogui
Jan Decleir
Sébastien Dewaele
Wim Willaert

Screenplay
Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels
Photography 
Marc James Roels
Sound
Bram Meindersma
Production design
Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels, Jean-Marc Ogier
Editing
Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels

Production
Beast Animation
Oude Baan 1-D
2800 Mechelen – Belgique
+32 15 63 68 28
info@beastanimation.be
www.beastanimation.be

Coproduction
Vivement Lundi ! (France)
Pedri Animation (Pays-Bas)

Foreign sales 
New Europe Film Sales
Czerniakowska 73/79
00-718 Warsaw – Pologne
+48 882 119 890
shorts@neweuropefilmsales.com
http://neweuropefilmsales.com

Distribution
Vivement Lundi !
11 Rue Denis Papin
35000 Rennes – France
+33 2 99 65 00 74
mcourtois@vivement-lundi.com
www.vivement-lundi.com

Publicist
Thijs Verhaeren
+32 9 277 05 31
thijs@lumiere.be

Title in Original Version : This Magnificent Cake!

Cannes projection

Théâtre Croisette
Monday,May 14 – 7.30 pm

Cinéma Alexandre III
Tuesday, May 15 – 4.30 pm