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CONTE CRUEL, UN VENDREDI A L'AUBERGE

CONTE CRUEL, UN VENDREDI A L'AUBERGE

LANGUAGE: French | SUBTITLES: English

Original title: Conte cruel, un vendredi à l’auberge.
English title: Cruel tale, Friday kills.

Genre: Thriller/Horror
Running Time: 27 min
Year of production: 2020

SYNOPSIS

In a hostel, Managers from a big company are coming for a secret meeting. On behalf of the new bioethic Law, they plan a conspiracy about the slaughter of their own employees they want to layoff. However, they just did not expect Suzy and Dany.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Pigouille Prod
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Mary Léaument
Patrick Hauthier
Faustine Mignot-Roda
Jean-Pierre Pouvreau
Bruno Auger
Nelly Bretton
Mickaël Buxton

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Hugues Guéguen
Screenwriter: Julien Taillard, Hugues Guéguen
Producer: Jérome Hulin
Director of Photography: Manuel Tribot
Sound: Jean Fresnais, Romain Murguet
Editing: Hugues Guéguen
Sound Editing: Hugues Guéguen
Music Composer: Belly Button Prod

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Thriller/horror
Language: French
Country of origin: France
Year of production: 2020
Total running time: 27min
Shooting format: UHD (3840x2160) 25fps
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 2.35
Sound format: Stéréo

AWARDS

USA
Best short film / Best editing / Best Special effects at Videoscream International Film Festival of
Portland
Best Horror film at Redwood Film Festival
Best horror short film at Prestige Film Festival of Banning
Best short film at Asylum Horror Show of Atlanta
CANADA
BEST FEATURETTE / BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (Faustine Mignot-Roda) at Terror in
the bay Film Festival
GREECE
Best Horror short film / BEST FX : All categories (David SCHERER) at Anatomy : Crime-
Horror International Film Festival of Athens
SLOVAQIA
Best Horror at Kosice International Film Festival
CZECH REPUBLIC
Best Horror at Prague International Film Awards
TURKISH
Best Horror Mistery Crime at Halicarnassus Film Festival
IRELAND
BEST AXE STRESS (Mary Léaument) at Spook screen of Cork
FINALIST 2020-2021
USA
Best short film at Boobs and blood International Film Festival of Los Angeles
FRANCE
Best short / Best Horror at Red Movie Awards of Reims
ITALIA
Best medium-lenght film at Scream queer, Eros and Thanatos of Rome
IRELAND
BEST DIE RECTOR (Hugues GUEGUEN) at Spook screen of Cork
HONORABLE MENTION 2020-2021
UNITED KINGDOM
Best horror short film at Screen Power film festival of London
IRELAND
BEST (BEAST) in festival at Spook screen of Cork

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

SIN Film festival in USA
The film contest in USA
LA International Horror Film Festival in USA
Ethereal Horror Fest in USA
Trash Film Festival in Croatia
Bucharest ShortCut Cinefest in Romania
Bucharest Film Awards in Romania
Bloody Flicks Awards in United Kingdom
Haunted House Fear Fest in United Kingdom
Short shot Fest in Russia
Caligari Festival internacional de Cine de terror in Spain
Madrid Indie Film Festival MADRIFF in Spain
Festival of Serbian Fantastic Film