AWARDS AND REWARDS : 21 Awards and 37 Official Selections in France and worldwide

SYNOPSIS :

 

On December 24 in the middle of the afternoon, Alexandra, 35, makes an important decision that will change her life: leaving her marital home with her 7-year-old daughter Léa. She asks her to make a promise: to say nothing to his father.

 

 

DIRECTOR STATEMENT :

 

The purpose of this film is to denounce violence against women.  

 

Because children are very often the indirect and silent victims of conjugal violence, it is through their eyes that the film is built.    

 

These child witnesses, who are torn by their love for their two parents, live in spite of themselves in an environment of violence. This environment will necessarily have psychological consequences for their future development, their health and their perception of gender relations.

 

The protection of the child being close to my heart, the story of the film will be lived and told in the eyes of the child. If women who are victims of domestic violence do not have the courage to leave for themselves, they also find it for their children.

 

To write this film I made contact with the Léa association, whose mission is to support women victims of all forms of violence. Thanks to her I collected testimonies of women victims of violence to be closer to reality and refine the psychological profile of my characters.

 

Partner of the film, this short film will allow the Léa association to develop prevention actions to denounce violence against women. In this logic, the film's images can be used to make a 30-second prevention spot for them.

 

Few victims dare to say, emancipate, leave. I wish, through this short film, to give them this courage.

 

TEASER :

SHORT-FILM :

Director : David Rodrigues

Writers : Lucie Guillerot and David Rodrigues

GENRE : Drama
DURATION :
7 min 48 sec

SHOOTING : january 2019

FINALIZATION : september 2019

AWARDS AND REWARDS : 20 Awards and 37 Official Selections in France and worldwide

 

 

FESTIVALS AWARDS :

 

Canadian Cinematography Awards : july 4, 2020 (Toronto, Canada)
3 Awards Winner : Best Drama, Best First Time Director and Best Director

New York Movie Awards : december 29, 2019 (New York, USA)

2 Awards Winner : Best Director and Best Actress for Raphaëlle Agogué

Oniros Film Awards : august 22, 2020 (Saint-Vincent, Italy)
2 Awards Winner : Best Short Film and Best Child Actress for Saskia Dillais de Melo
Florence Film Awards : november 21, 2019 (Florence, Italy)
2 Awards Winner : Best Drama and Best Actress for Raphaëlle Agogué

Los Angeles Cinematography AWARDS : october 23, 2020 (Los Angeles, USA)

Award Winner : Best Director

CARE Awards : december 6, 2019 (Parkersburg, USA)

Award Winner : Best Child Actress for Saskia Dillais de Melo

Christian Family Film Festival : december 7, 2019 (Ellington, USA)
Award Winner : Best Director
Cinemafest : october 26, 2019 (Ellington, USA)
Award Winner : Best Drama
Best Actor Awards : january 5, 2020 (Aosta, Italy)
Award Winner : Best Actress for Raphaëlle Agogué

FIVE CONTINENTS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL : january 1st, 2020 (Puerto la Cruz, Bolivia)

6 Award Winner : Best Drama, Best Actress for Raphaëlle Agogué, Best Child Actress for Saskia Dillais de Melo, Best Actor for Bertrand Nadler, Audience Award 3rd place

Buenos Aire International Film Festival : (june 17, 2020 (Buenos Aire, Argentina)

Award Winner : Best Director

 

FESTIVALS OFFICIAL SELECTION :

 

European Cinematography Awards : march 28, 2019 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Real Film Festival : december 15, 2019 (Thornton, Australia)

Ferrara Film Festival : March 28, 2019 (Ferrara, Italy)

SNOWDANCE Independent Film Festival : january 25, 2020 (Bayern, Allemagne)

FORT MYERS BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL : april 21, 2020 (Fort Myers Beach, USA)

MANCHESTER FILM FESTIVAL : march 7, 2020 (Manchester, UK)

Festival Cinéma Européen de Vannes : march 4, 2020 (Vannes, France)

CINÉ POÈME : march 7, 2020 (Bezons, France)

Ocean City Film Festival : march 5, 2020 (Maryland, USA)

Long Story Short International Festival : february 21, 2020 (Bucharest, Roumanie)

Bucharest Short Cut Festival : february 15, 2020 (Bucharest, Romania)

Five Continents International Film Festival : january 3, 2020 (Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela)

ARFF PARIS : june 6, 2020 (Paris, France)

Size Doesn't Matter Festival : december 2, 2019 (Paris, France)

Capricorn Film Festival : november 20, 2019 (Gladstone, Australia)

Rome Independent Prisma Awards : october 4, 2019 (Rome, Italy)

L.A Shorts Awards : january 18, 2019 (Los Angeles, USA)

Culver City Film Festival : december 6, 2019 (Los Angeles, USA)

El Paso Media Fest : january 17, 2020 (El Paso, USA)

Chambal International Film Festival : january 18, 2020 (Maharashtra, Inde)

PARTNERSHIP OF THE FILM : Association Léa

Prevention spot for the association Léa :

THE CASTING :

Raphaëlle Agogué

Saskia Dillais de Melo

Bertrand Nadler

SCREEN SHOTS OF THE FILM :

THE TEAM OF THE FILM :

 Directeur de la Photographie : David Montcher

davidmontcher.com

short film : Ulysse by Nabil Senhaji

Editor : Stéphane Payen

Colorist : Mathilde Delacroix

Music composer : Nicolas Robin

Studio de post production image : Rouchon Paris

Post production studio : Obsidienne Studio

Sound editor : Rémi Durel

Sound mixer : Julie Tribout

A huge THANK YOU to all team

and festivals for their reward !

 

www.drodrigues.fr/fiction-leaving-to-live     -     contact@drodrigues.fr 

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