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UPSIDE DOWN REVOLUTION

UPSIDE DOWN REVOLUTION

LANGUAGE: No Dialogue

Genre: experimental drama / cine-dance
Running Time: 17 min.
Year of production: 2017

SYNOPSIS

One day, a man, condemned to crawl on the ground of a vast desert, finds himself face to face with a peculiar vertical mast, planted in the dirt. He approaches it and tries to cling to it. Rising slowly, he understands that this mast is perhaps his only way to escape the overwhelming gravity of his universe.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: ENS Louis Lumière
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Maxime JORET

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Florent MÉDINA
Screenwriter: Florent MÉDINA
Producer: ENS Louis Lumière
Director of Photography: Maxime SABIN
Sound: Bastien BURCHI, Clément VALLON
Editing: Florent MÉDINA
Sound Editing: Matthieu FRATICELLI, Martin PEIGNIER, Mélia ROGER
Music Composer: Nelson SANTONI

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: experimental drama
Sub-genre: cine-dance
Language: no dialogues
Country of origin: France
Year of production: 2017
Total running time: 17 min., 11 sec.
Shooting format: digital, stereoscopic (3D)
Color type: color
Aspect ratio: 1.85
Sound format: 5.1 and stereo

AWARDS

• Best Revolutionary Award : DIVULGE Dancers' Film Festival (USA, 2017)
• Best International Short Movie : Festival de Cinema de Bento Gonçalves (Brasil, 2018)
• AGLET Award : Red Rock Film Festival (USA, 2018)
• Youth Jury Award : Festival des Images Vagabondes (France, 2019)

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

• [06/2017] Marché du Film du Festival Off Courts (Trouville, France)
• [10/2017] Festival Courant 3D (Angoulême, France)
• [10/2017] DIVULGE Dancers' Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA)
• [11/2017] Paris Court Devant (Paris, France)
• [05/2018] The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival (Ridgewood, USA)
• [05/2018] Leiden International Short Film Experience (Leiden, Nethelands)
• [05/2018] GoN IFF Gulf of Naples Independant Film Festival (Naples, Italy)
• [05/2018] Pune Short Film Festival (Pune, India)
• [06/2018] Festival "On Art - Poland" (Warsaw, Poland)
• [06/2018] Door Kinetic Arts Festival (Baileys Harboor, USA)
• [06/2018] Festival Fabrik "Courts de la nuit" (Paris, France)
• [06/2018] Festival de Cinema de Bento Gonçalves (Bento Gonçalves, Brasil)
• [06/2018] Firenze Filmcorti Festival (Florence, Italy)
• [06/2018] Stereo & Immersive Media (Lisboa, Portugal)
• [06/2018] Festival Internacional de cortometrajes de La Cruz Y El Mar (Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela)
• [07/2018] Festival International de Vebron (Vebron, France)
• [07/2018] Red Phoenix Underground Film Festival (Warren, USA)
• [07/2018] Peekskill Film Festival (Peekskill, USA)
• [07/2018] FotoFilm Tijuana (Tijuana, Mexique)
• [08/2018] Still Voices Short Film Festival (Ballymahon, Ireland)
• [08/2018] Figueira Film Art, Festival de Cinema da Figueira da Foz (Figueira da Foz, Portugal)
• [09/2018] Pink City International Short Film Festival (Pink City, India)
• [09/2018] Consonance Music and Dance Film Festival (Los Angeles, USA)
• [10/2018] DanzaTac (Tenerife, Spain)
• [10/2018] PUSH! Film Festival (Bristol, USA)
• [10/2018] MIVSC - São Carlos Videodance Festival (São Carlos, Brasil)
• [10/2018] Short Sounds Film Festival (Bournemouth Dorset, UK)
• [11/2018] Red Rock Film Festival (Festival City, USA)
• [11/2018] InShadow (Lisboa, Portugal)
• [11/2018] Music Dance Video Festival "Damuvi Fest" (Los Angeles, USA)
• [12/2018] Monarch Film Festival (Pacific Groove, USA)
• [12/2018] IN-SHORT (Lagos, Nigeria)
• [03/2019] Watersprite International Student Film Festival (Cambridge, UK)
• [03/2019] Festival des Images Vagabondes (Yvelines, France)
• [11/2019] Le jour le plus court (Nizerolles, France)
• [Other screenings] Espace 1789 (Saint-Ouen, France), Cinéma des Cinéastes (Paris, France), Cinémathèque Française (Paris, France), Agence du Court-métrage (France), Prenez du relief (France), Centre National de la Danse (Pantin, France), CCIC (Cerisy-la-Salle, France), Théâtre du Cormier (Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France).