2014 Award Winners, film index

Corps étrangers

Corps étrangers
Foreign Bodies

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

Exploiting animation of light painting, the film is inspired by the myth of "the transparent body", conveyed by modern medical imaging, which allows the spectator to experience the foreign feeling that can be brought about by one's own body.

Award in Annecy

"Off-Limits" Award(2014)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Corps étrangers

    Directed by: Nicolas BRAULT

    Born in 1975 in Montreal, Nicolas Brault won the NFB's Cinéaste recherché(e) competition in 2000 and he has won several awards since then. With "Hungu" (2008), he explored African oral traditions and with ''The Circus'' (2011), nominated for Best Animation Film at the 37th César Awards, he illustrated memories of his mother's death. Since 2012 he has been developing a series of non-narrative shorts about the human body and "Foreign Bodies" won the first-ever "Off-Limits" Award at Annecy 2014.

    Country: Canada

    Year of production: 2013

    Running time: 04 min 12 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Photos

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Nicolas BRAULT

    Animation: Nicolas Brault

    Compositing: Nicolas Brault

    Music: Jean-Philippe Loignon, Karine Pion

    Sound: Olivier Calvert

    Editing: Nicolas Brault