Souvenir Souvenir
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    Souvenir Souvenir

    Directed by

    France

    2020

    15 min

    • French

    Animation

    For ten years I pretended I wanted to get my grandfather to share his memories of the Algerian War. Today, I’m not sure I want to hear what he has to say, or whether I want to make this film at all.

    Awards

    • Short Film Jury Award: Animation - Sundance FF
    • Best Animation SACD Award - Clermont-Ferrand IFF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Bastien Dubois
    Bernadette Dubois
    Bruno Dubois
    Malika Mouaci
    Screenplay
    Bastien Dubois
    Music
    Anetha
    Vandy Roc
    Antonio Vivaldi
    John Hunter Jr.
    Jonathan Slott
    Production
    MIYU DISTRIBUTION
    Bastien Dubois

    Bastien Dubois

    France

    Born in 1983 in Lille (France), Bastien Dubois earned his diploma in CGI Directing from Supinfocom Valenciennes with his graduation short "AH" (2006). Bastien is a keen traveler, it was after he hitch hiked from the north of France to Istanbul that he had the idea of making an animated travel log. His first independent film MADAGASCAR, A JOURNEY DIARY (2011) was based on a one year trip to the big red island. This film was very well received and screened in more than 200 international film festivals including Sundance. The film ultimately garnered an Oscar nomination in 2011. In 2012 he directed a TV program based on “Madagascar, a Journey Diary” called FACES FROM PLACES (2012) a series of 20 animated 3 minute travelogue films featuring various countries around the world. In 2013 Bastien released, CARGO CULT (2013) an animated short film which is set in Papua New Guinea during the second world war.