Red-Light Christmas

Directed by Francine Chassagnac

Written by Francine Chassagnac

Produced by Philippe Braunstein, Guillaume Hellouin

Animation / Drame / 13 min.



Storyline

Amsterdam, on a snowy Christmas eve. Lola, a young and lovely widow, also a prostitute, has offered money to John, a passing sailor in return for a peculiar favour. She wants him to play the part of the missing father to her little girls and offer them the traditional family Christmas dinner they never had.

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2002

35 mm Couleurs 1.66

Crew

Production design : Annick Paulhac

Sound : Claude Gazeau

Music : Thierry Fournier

Production manager : Alice Guien, Vincent Bordes

Festivals

Festival « Court c'est court », France (2002)

Festival International du Film d'Animation, France (2002)

Clermont-Ferrand, France (2002)

Festival européen du Film Court de Brest, France (2002)

Leeds, Royaume Uni (2002)

Festival International du Film d'Aubagne - Alcimé, France (2002)

Interfilm International Short Film Festival, Allemagne (2002)

Odense, Danemark (2002)

Hiroshima - Animation, Japon (2002)

Kiev - Molodist, Ukraine (2002)

Vaulx-en-Velin, France (2003)

Rome - Cartoon on the Bay, Italie (2002)

Toulouse - Séquence Court, France (2004)

Sydney - AEAF, Australie (2002)

Dijon, France (2002)

Biennale de l'animation française, France (2003)

Lille - Film Européen, France (2003)

Grenoble - Plein air, France (2002)

Valenciennes, France (2003)

Nice, France (2004)

La Ciotat - Scénaristes, France (2002)

Rouyn Noranda, Canada (2002)

Les Nuits Magiques / Festival du film d'animation, France (2002)

Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, France (2002)

Groningue, Pays-Bas (2002)

Paris - Open du court, France (2002)

Paris - Film de Paris, France (2002)

Festival du court métrage Altkirch, France (2004)

Ebensee, Autriche (2004)

Paris - Court 18, France (2002)

Festival International du Film d'Amiens, France (2002)

Metz - FIFAM, France (2002)

Festival du court métrage de la Guérinière, France (2004)

Festival Court Toujours, France (2002)

Saint-Affrique, France (2003)

Penmar'ch, France (2002)

Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot, France (2002)

Saint-Leu de la Réunion, France (2002)

Awards

Mention Spéciale - Rome - Cartoon on the Bay, Italie (2002)

Prix spécial du jury - Grenoble - Plein air, France (2002)

Prix ciné court - Les Nuits Magiques / Festival du film d'animation, France (2002)

Ours d'argent - Ebensee, Autriche (2004)

Prix du 1er court métrage - Paris - Court 18, France (2002)

Television

France 2

ARTV - Canada

France 2

SBS - Australie

MultiTV Afrique

Ciné +

Shorts TV - France

TV5 Monde

Partners

Sparkling France 2 Centre National de la Cinématographie Procirep