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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Silencio

Fortnight 2007, Short film, 0h20

Synopsis

Trees, the sea, megaliths, an iron bridge, a woman passerby ‘ filmed in the early morning and late hours of the day. Silencio examines the elementary figures of the cinema and the world. A return to primitive cinema and the basic elements ‘ water, wind, earth, sun… With an industrial music score by Throbbing Gristle.

Director

F.J Ossang

Born in 1956, F.J. Ossang is a writer and filmmaker. He has written and directed four shorts and three features, including L’Affaire des Divisions Morituri (1984), Le Trésor des Iles Chiennes (1991) and Docteur Chance (1998). He is now preparing a fourth feature, La Succession Starkov. He is also a singer with the MKB Fraction Provisoire group, which has produced nine albums since 1981, as well as the soundtracks of his previous films. He has published a dozen books, including Génération néant (1993), Les 59 jours (1999), W.S. Burroughs (2007).

Antonio Camara
Elvire

Screenplay
F.J Ossang

Image
Denis Gaubert

Editing
F.J Ossang, J.C Sanchez

Music
Throbbing Gristle

Production : OSS / 100 Films & Documents 2 Bis, Rue Dupont de l’Eure 75020 Paris France Tél / Fax : +33 (0)1 40 31 83 96 ChaYa Films (France) Ventes à l’étranger / Foreign sales : OSS / 100 Films & Documents