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Le Réveil des insectes
The Awakening of the Insects

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Mr Lam is an old man, losing his memory since his wife died. The last day of "the insects' hibernation", he receives an unexpected visit from Ms. Meng, Taoist exorcist determined to chase demons out of his head.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Le Réveil des insectes

    Directed by: Stéphanie LANSAQUE, François LEROY

    After studying Graphic Design in Paris, Stéphanie Lansaque worked as an artistic director for the press and publishing houses. François Leroy studied Design in Paris and then got a degree in Animation from GOBELINS, l'école de l'image. Together, they've co-directed 4 Asian-inspired shorts, including "Goodbye, Mister Chu", (Grand Prix at the ReAnimacja Festival in Poland and Best Fiction Film at the International Ecological Film Festival in Bourges 2006), "Mei Ling" (2009) and "Red River, Song Hong" (2012). Between personal projects, they both work as technicians on series, music videos and feature films for Je Suis Bien Content productions.

    Voir bio Stéphanie LANSAQUE 34156.

    Country: France

    Year of production: 2020

    Running time: 14 min 09 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Stéphanie LANSAQUE, François LEROY

    Production: OFFSHORE, Fabrice PREEL-CLEACH

    Distribution: MANIFEST, Anais COLPIN

    Artistic direction: Stéphanie Lansaque, François Leroy

    Script: Stéphanie Lansaque, François Leroy

    Graphics: Stéphanie Lansaque, François Leroy

    Storyboard: Stéphanie Lansaque, François Leroy

    Animation: Stéphanie Lansaque, François Leroy

    Music: Denis Vautrin

    Sound: Yann Lacan