2010 Official Selection, film index

Land of the Heads

Land of the Heads

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A vampire is forced to go out to decapitate children because his vain wife wants to replace her old head with one that is young and pretty. How awful! Especially since the lady of the house is never satisfied, and the heads keep pilling up on the floor.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Land of the Heads

    Directed by: Cédric LOUIS, Claude BARRAS

    As well as degrees in Illustration and Computer Graphics in Lausanne, Claude Barras also studied Anthropology in Lyon. He then created Hélium Films with friends in 2002 and has since made a number of short films, including "Le Génie de la boîte de raviolis" (2005), "Land of the Heads" (2009) and "Room 69" (2012).

    Country: Canada, Switzerland

    Year of production: 2009

    Running time: 06 min 08 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film out of competition

    Techniques used: Puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Young adults, Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Cédric LOUIS, Claude BARRAS

    Production: ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, Michael FUKUSHIMA, HELIUM FILMS

    Distribution: ONF - OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM DU CANADA, Johanne ST-ARNAULD

    Script: Cédric Louis, Julien Sulser

    Animation: Cédric Louis, Claude Barras

    Music: Pierre Yves Drapeau, Normand Roger

    Sound: Pierre Yves Drapeau, Normand Roger

    Editing: David Monti