Isola

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    Isola

    Directed by

    France

    2016

    93 min

    • Chinese

    Drama

    A story made of dreams without fairies, at the heart of a contemporary world where individuals must reinvent themselves to survive. On an island lost between two worlds, Dai, a young Chinese woman, survives alone in a cave, waiting for the baby that swells her womb day after day. By the harbour which, every day, flurry with the arrival of hundreds of migrants, she searches tirelessly the face of the man she loves, her husband. One night her wish is to be fulfilled…

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Yilin Yang
    Yassine Fadel
    Enrico Roccaforte
    Screenplay
    Fabianny Deschamps
    Cinematography
    Hazem Berrabah
    Editing
    Gilles Volta
    Music
    Olaf Hund
    Festival Bookings
    RAMONDA INK
    Production
    PARAISO PRODUCTION
    Production
    POMME HURLANTE FILMS
    Fabianny Deschamps

    Fabianny Deschamps

    France

    Born in 1975, Fabianny Deschamps studied theater in its theoretical and practical aspects for 12 years, in companies of creation, then at the Conservatory, the Cours Florent and the University, and then she focused on the staging.

    She started in theater as an actress and assistant to the director, and in cinema as a set decorator and assistant director, before making her own short films: first works related to video art, then fictions, like STORIES OF BONSAI. in 2001 (35mm, 17 minutes). She met, during the film, producer Nathalie Trafford, who then produced three other short films : IN MY BOSOM (35mm, 18 minutes), THE DEEP END (35mm, 18 minutes) and THE EDGE (35mm, 18 minutes), which have been broadcasted on France 2, and received several awards in international festivals. After long resided in Portugal and China, she is currently developing her second feature film RAPACES, with Oriflammes.

    In addition to her activities as a writer and director, Fabianny Deschamps worked as a reader and screenplay consultant for CNC and Canal +. She is preparing for 2014 a series of installations and performances for the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Porto Santo, Portugal, and a theater project around Elena Ceausescu with her company “the lost boys”.

    In 2016, her feature film ISOLA was selected for the ACID-section in Cannes.

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