Tag Archives: Damien Manivel

Kohei Igarashi & Damien Manivel – Takara – La nuit où j’ai nagé AKA The Night I Swam (2017)

Synopsis
Snow covered mountains in Japan. Every night, a fisherman makes his way to the market in town. His 6 year old son is awoken by his departure and finds it impossible to fall back to sleep. In the sleeping household, the young boy draws a picture he then slips into his satchel. On his way to school, still drowsy, he strays off the path and wanders into the snow… Read More »

Damien Manivel – Les enfants d’Isadora AKA Isadora’s Children (2019)

Making his return to the Locarno Film Festival following the 2014 Special Mention he received in the Filmmakers of the Present section for A Young Poet [+], Damien Manivel is treating the festival to a fourth film, Isadora’s Children [+], a demanding and highly personal work which he was clearly born to direct. Read More »

Damien Manivel – Le parc (2016)

Quote:
Summer time. Two teenagers, a boy and a girl, have their first date in a park. Hesitant and shy at first, they soon discover each other, get closer as they wander, and end up falling in love. But as the sun goes down, it is time to separate… And a dark night begins. Read More »