Dustin
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    Dustin

    Directed by

    France

    2020

    20 min

    • French

    Drama

    Semaine de la Critique; Toronto IFF; San Sebastian IFF; AFI FF; Vila do conde; Uppsala FF; Winterthur FF; Leeds FF; Leuven FF; Angers FF; Clermont Ferrand; BFI London

    In an abandoned warehouse, a crowd is dancing as one on 145 BPM techno music. Among them is Dustin, a young transgender and crew: Felix, Raya and Juan. As the night draws on, collective hysteria morphs into sweet melancholy, and euphoria into yearning for tenderness.

    Awards

    • Special Mention, Best Short Film Competition - Les Arcs FF
    • Best International Short Film - Toronto IFF
    • Audience Award and Special Mention - Curtocircuíto IFF
    • Best Short Film - International Short Film Festival of Cyprus
    • European Film Award Qualification - Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
    • Best Short Film - Zagreb Film Festival
    • Best International Short Film - Leuven International Short Film Festival
    • PRIX D’INTERPRÉTATION (DUSTIN MUCHUVITZ) - 33RD PREMIERS PLANS FESTIVAL D'ANGERS
    • Best Fiction (International Competition) - Curtas Vila Do Conde

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Dustin Muchuvitz
    Félix Maritaud
    Raya Martigny
    Juan Corrales
    Lucie Borleteau
    Erwan Fale
    Screenplay
    Naïla Guiguet
    Cinematography
    Claire Mathon
    Editing
    Nathan Jacquard
    Vincent Tricon
    Sales
    SQUARE EYES
    Sales
    NEW EUROPE FILM SALES
    Production
    ALTA ROCCA
    Naïla Guiguet

    Naïla Guiguet

    France

    Naïla graduated from La Fémis and assists many directors with their screenplays, including Arnaud Desplechin, Catherine Corsini and Louis Garrel. She is also a DJ for the techno collective Possession. DUSTIN (2020), presented at the 59th edition of La Semaine de la Critique, is a frantic, melancholic love bomb to a young trans person and their queer crew as they keep on dancing and loving.