Ben Busnel - Director

LES DERNIERS FEUX

aka « LAST LIGHTS »

 

DRAMA / 9 min.

with Clotilde HESME

written and directed by Benjamin BUSNEL
with the support of
CNC Talent and Côte Ouest

 

Selected at Jeju French Festival (Korea)

Selected at Barcelona Mecal Pro (Spain)

Selected at Bezons Cine Poème (France)
Closing film at Brest Film Court (France)

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A director and his actress go to the Cannes Film Festival, looking for money to finance a movie they wrote. But an unexpected incident will disturb their quest…

VINT LA VAGUE

aka « CAME THE WAVE »

 

THRILLER / 20 min.

with Clotilde HESME & Noée ABITA

written and directed by Benjamin BUSNEL
produced by EasyTiger Films with the support of Région Pays-de-la-Loire, ADAMI and CNC

 

Festivals Selections:

Brest FilmCourt (France)

Amsterdam RozeFilmDagen (NL)

London BFI Flare FF (UK)

Sydney QueerScreen (Australia)

Hamburg Queer IFF (Germany)

Tirana IFF (Albania)

Bangalore Queer FF (India)

Tel Aviv LGBT IFF (Israël)

Angers Films d’Ici (France)

St Etienne Face à Face (France)

Anglet FIFAVA (France)

Grenoble Vues d’en face (France)

Le Mans 24 Courts (France)

Vaux en Velin Un poing c’est court (France)

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While a disaster hits the country, two women organize their survival in a lost forest…

PYGOMÈLE

Pygomèle

DRAMA / 28 min.

with Kevin LELANNIER, Mélodie ORRU…

written and directed by Benjamin BUSNEL
produced by Ostinato Films with the support of France2, Région Aquitaine and CNC (COSIP).

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Far from the fights where flesh explode for the Nation, a peaceful and quiet place does exist : the Castle.

Disfigured by the war, deaf and dumb, Ferdinand is hired into it as a gardener. By entering the Castle’s secret, he will prepare his own damnation.

GAST

Gast

DRAMA – FANSTASTIC / 18 min.

with Joachim SALINGER, Mélodie ORRU…
written and directed by Benjamin BUSNEL
produced by Jessica ROSSELET (Libris Films)

 

Selected at IFFestival Aubagne

Selected at Courts&Docs Lyon

Selected at CinemaJove Valencia (Spain)

Paris Fuji Awards Finalist

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It’s not the play, even Melody or the money, no… There is this strange story that my mother told me.

 

Strange, yes.

 

It’s somewhere in me, inside me.

LE MAL

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a.k.a. « EVIL »

 

DRAMA – FANSTASTIC / 21 min.

with Sandy LAKDAR, Benoît GUILLON…
written and directed by Benjamin BUSNEL

 

Selected at Clermont-Ferrand IFF (France)

Selected at Rio de Janiero (Brasil)

Selected at São Paolo (Brasil)

Selected at Fundão (Portugal)

Selected at NationsF Ebensee (Austria)

Selected at IFF Aubagne (France)

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Marie is a lab assistant.

 

She’s alone and she gets scared sometimes.
Of herself especially.

 

Her story is and will remain unknown.
Marie created a monster, giving life to fantasy.