It's Not a Cowboys Movie
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    It's Not a Cowboys Movie

    Ce n'est pas un film de cow-boys

    Directed by

    France

    2012

    12 min

    • French

    Drama

    BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN was aired on TV last night. Vincent watched it and has been completely shattered. He takes advantage of the recess to describe the film in a touching and naïve way to his classmate, Moussa. In the girls bathroom, Jessica also deeply moved by the film, bombards her best friend Nadia with awkward questions about her gay father.

    Awards

    • Best Actor (ADAMI Award) - Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival
    • Grand Prix for Best Short Film - Melbourne IFF
    • Best Live Action Short - Warsaw FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Malivaï Yakou
    Finnegan Oldfield
    Leïla Choukri
    Garance Marillier
    Damien Pinto-Gomes
    Screenplay
    Benjamin Parent
    Joris Morio
    Cinematography
    Nicolas Loir
    Editing
    Béatrice Herminie
    Music
    SARH (Thomas Parent
    José Réis Fontao
    Marie Flore)
    Sales
    L'AGENCE DU COURT METRAGE
    Benjamin Parent

    Benjamin Parent

    France

    Born in 1975 and raised in the outskirts of Paris, Benjamin Parent obtained a degree in cinema at Sorbonne Nouvelle and worked as an assistant on music videos. He then became a copywriter in ad agencies before dedicating his time to writing (including stand up shows) and directing. In 2011, he co-wrote a short film starring Charlotte Rampling entitled THE END and selected at the 2012 Berlinale. T’S NOT A COWBOY MOVIE, his first short film was selected in Cannes Film Festival in 2012 (la Semaine de la Critique) and nominated at the 2013 french Cesar. He is currently writing is first feature.

    Selected Filmography