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Nuit chérie
Sweet Night

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

In the winter in Yeti country, a bear cannot sleep. He feels miserable. To take his mind off things a white monkey tells him to go to his aunt's to eat some honey. A strange and beautiful night unfurls as the bear is happy that he hadn't fallen asleep.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Nuit chérie

    Directed by: Lia BERTELS

    Lia Bertels studied Animation at La Cambre (ENSAV) from 2006 to 2011, and her graduation film "The Train, the Tree and the Thriller" was in competition at Annecy 2010. A natural-born director, she very quickly became involved in poetic filmmaking that attaches the same importance to writing as to the expression of her characters, each with plenty of intentions and moods.

    Country: Belgium

    Year of production: 2018

    Running time: 13 min 43 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Lia BERTELS


    Distribution: AUTOUR DE MINUIT, Annabel SEBAG

    Artistic direction: Lia Bertels

    Script: Lia Bertels, Corinne Bertrand

    Storyboard: Lia Bertels

    Sets: Mélanie Tondeur

    Animation: Lia Bertels, Eve Deroeck, Sarah Brule, Lora d'Addazio

    Compositing: Melanie Tourneur, Maxime Lambert, Remi Durin, Lia Bertels

    Music: Kourosh Yaghmaei, Antoine Bonan

    Editing: Laurent Martin

    Voice: Jean Michel Vovk, Cachou, Patrick Descamps, Erika Sainte, Fabienne Loriaux