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STILL WORKING

STILL WORKING

LANGUAGES: French | SUBTITLES: English

Genre: fiction, drama
Running Time: 17 minutes
Year of production: 2019

SYNOPSIS

In an abandoned factory destined to be demolished, Pavel’s routine, the guardian, is disturbed by the arrival of a young engineer who discovers an unusual electric activity, a running turbine. Pavel will be faced with the imminent disappearance of the factory and with the end of his universe…

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Thera Production, ECAL (Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne), in coproduction with RTS - Radio Télévision Suisse
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Beat WITTWER
Jean-Baptiste LE VAILLANT

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Julietta KORBEL
Screenwriter: Julietta KORBEL
Producer: Julien ROUYET
Director of Photography: Carlos TAPIA GONZALEZ
Sound: Camille BONARD
Editing: Raphaël LEFEVRE
Sound Editing: Adrien KESSLER
Music Composer: Benjamin BUCHER

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: drama
Language: french
Country of origin: Switzerland
Year of production: 2019
Total running time: 17 min. 15
Shooting format: digital 2K
Color type: color
Aspect ratio: 1.55 (pillarbox) in 2K or HDTV
Sound format: theatrical 5.1 / theatrical or TV 2.0

AWARDS

1. Meilleur film de diplôme (best student film) - Prix du Cinéma Suisse (swiss film awards) 2020
2. Palm Springs International Short Film Festival : Best Student Film
3. Meilleur Court-Métrage - New Holland Island International Debut Film Festival, Russie
4. Meilleur Acteur - Castrovillari Short Film Festival
5. Ciné Jeunesse Zürich : meilleur film dans la catégorie jusqu'à 30 ans
6. Tabor International Short Film Festival 2020 - Mention Spéciale du Jury
7. New York Tri-State International Film Festival - Meilleur film d'étudiant : Mention honorable

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Poppy Jasper IFF (PJIFF)
4.4.2021 - 20.4.2021 (sous réserve)
New York Tri-State IFF
28.3.2021 - 2.4.2021 (sous réserve)
Stuff Mx Mexico
21.12.2020 - 4.1.2020 (sous réserve de report)
Montreal Underground Film Festival
reporté en 2021
FantasFestival Rome
– 16.11.2020
Avenches, Festival du Film d'Avenches Aventiclap
24.10.2020 – 25.10.2020
San Jose SFF
22.10.2020 - 25.10.2020
Bristol Encounters
18.09.2020 – 11.10.2020
Kyiv, International Film Festival Molodist
22.08.2020 – 30.08.2020
Lessinia, Film Festival
22.08.2020 – 30.08.2020
Pontenure & Piacenza, Concorto Film Festival
22.08.2020 – 29.08.2020
Sao Paulo, International Film Festival
20.08.2020 – 30.08.2020
Melbourne, International Film Festival
06.08.2020 - 23.08.2020
Tabor, Tabor International Short Film Festival
10.07.2020 – 12.07.2020
Palm Springs, International Short Film Festival
16.06.2020 – 22.06.2020
Kyev, International Film Festival
22.05.2020 – 24.05.2020 (dates initiales)
Porto Alegre, Fantaspoa Fantastic Film Festival
Dates incertaines (octobre-décembre)
St Petersbourg, New Holland Island International Debut Film Festival
14.07.2020 – 19.07.2020
Bucarest, Film in Focus International Film Festival
Dates incertaines
Tel Aviv, International Student Film Festival
21.06.2020 – 27.06.2020
Kyiv, International Short Film Festival
22.04.2020 – 26.04.2020
Nijmegen, International Short Film Festival
01.04.2020 – 05.04.2020
Zürich, Ciné Jeunesse
25.03.2020 – 29.03.2020
Clermont Ferrand, International Film Festival
31.01.2020 – 08.02.2020
Angers, Premiers Plans
22.01.2020 – 31.01.2020
Park City, Slamdance Film Festival
24.01.2020 – 30.01.2020
Leuven, 25th Leuven International Short Film Festival
30.11.2019 – 07.12.2019
Winterthur, 23. Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur
05.11.2019 – 10.11.2019
Hof, 53. Internationale Filmtage Hof
22.10.2019 – 27.10.2019
Locarno, 72° Locarno Film Festival
07.08.2019 – 17.08.2019

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Born in 1996 in Frankfurt, Germany. Swiss citizenship. Swiss and Slovakian origin. Received her degree in 2019 at ECAL (École Cantonale d'Art de Lausanne), cinema department.