To The Bone
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    To The Bone

    Jusqu'à L'os

    Directed by

    France

    2019

    30 min

    • French

    Fiction

    Thomas came to Amiens to follow Rebecca who, after a little while, left him. Alone in the town of Macron, with a job as as a local journalist that bores him to death, Thomas tries to get over his depression. Just at this moment, he's asked to write a portrait of Usé: unavoidable local figure, atypical musician and former candidate in the municipal elections. Journeying through the city and through Usé's life, surrendering to a night of drunkenness, the two men will get to know each other.

    Awards

    • Prix du Public à Brive - Brive FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Nicolas Belvalette
    Thomas Scimeca
    Jonathan Capdevielle
    Alma Jodorowsky
    Pauline Scoupe-Fournier
    Screenplay
    Sébastien BETBEDER
    Cinematography
    Romain LE BONNIEC
    Editing
    Céline CANARD
    Music
    USÉ
    François Boudet
    Roman Dymny
    Production
    ENVIE DE TEMPETE PRODUCTIONS
    Sébastien Betbeder

    Sébastien Betbeder

    France

    Something original, magic and indestructible like a pact happens when one of the protagonists faces the screen and addresses the audience.

    Sébastien Betbeder was born in 1975 in Pau, in the west south of France. After passing his degree in the Ecole des Beaux Arts de Bordeaux, he joined Le Fresnoy, The National Studio of Contemporary Arts. He has directed films since 1999, writes features for the radio channel France Culture and taught in the Art and Design School of Geneva from 2008 to 2011. His films LA VIE LOINTAINE (2008), YOSHIDO (LES AUTRES VIES) (2010), LES MAINS D'ANDREA (2011) and 2 AUTUMNS, 3 WINTERS (2013) have screened at the Festival Paris Cinema. His film NIGHTS WITH THEODORE (2012) won the FIPRESCI Prize at San Francisco IFF and 2 AUTUMNS, 3 WINTERS won the Special Jury Award at Torino IFF. His short film INUPILUK won 3 awards at the Clermont-Ferrand ISFF in 2014. In 2016, his film JOURNEY TO GREENLAND was part of the ACID selection at Cannes IFF.

    Selected Filmography