52nd edition

Le Trou de la corneille

Fortnight 1992, Short film, 14 mn

Synopsis

Winter of 1917. Somewhere on the French front. In a trench, a man on the look-out. This young officer, Victor, is in charge of an isolated platoon and is anxiously waiting for the relief to come… To trick his fear, he tries to reassure his men. However, the relief will never make it to the trench. During the night, while Victor tries to rest in his secluded shelter, the platoon is attacked by the enemy. When he wakes up at dawn, everything is already over.

Casting

  • Alain Jarrig
  • Lucien Jérôme
  • Marc Duret
  • Thierry Fortineau

Team

Screenplay
Marie-Odile Hanss

Image
Darius Khondji

Sound
Vincent Tulli

Editing
Catherine Rascon

Music
Dmitri Chostakovitch

Set decoration
Philippe Caspari

Production

PRODUCTION / VENTE A L’ETRANGER : François Hanss Productions