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Stromae "Carmen"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Recognising the absurdity of human interaction and applying this to excessive, often obsessive Twitter use.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Stromae "Carmen"

    Directed by: Sylvain CHOMET

    Sylvain Chomet is a graduate of l'École supérieure de l'image and published the "Le Secret des Libellules" comic book (Futuropolis) before launching himself in animation in London. He then oversaw a Montpellier graphic art studio with Hubert Chevillard, Nicolas de Crécy, Éric Larnoy and Corcal before writing the screenplay for both "Le Pont dans la vase" (Glénat) and "Léon la carne" (Casterman). While in Quebec, he directed with de Crécy the short "The Old Lady and the Pigeons" which earned them the Annecy Grand Prix for best short film in 1997 and an Oscar nomination. In 2003, he directed his first animated feature "The Triplets of Belleville". His second feature, "The Illusionist" (2010) is an adaptation of a story by Jacques Tati.

    Country: United Kingdom

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 03 min 36 s

  • Technique

    Category: Music video

    Techniques used: Drawing on paper, 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Sylvain CHOMET

    Production: TH1NG, Ru WARNER

    Artistic direction: Sylvain Chomet

    Script: Sylvain Chomet

    Animation: Neil Boyle

    Music: Stromae

    Editing: Th1Ng