Une Paire de Jumelles

(The Binoculars)

Trailer of the film:

Film Poster (French Title)

                                      Logline:

Cadence runs away during an unwanted road trip with her mother. Looking through her binoculars leads her to an unexpected meeting with two refugees.

                                                          Starring:

 

Amy Lally, Joana Vinogradoff, Salim Benmoussa, Elsa Houben, Maia Andriamandimby

Runtime: 15.47 

Year of Production: 2019 

Writer/Director: Rahul Sharma 

Producer: Jacopo Rosso Ciufoli

Co-Producers: Celine Ribard, Rahul Sharma 

Cinematographer: Tamás Apor Méder

Production Design: Shira Haimovici 

Music: Jack Martini, Elyot Milhstein 

Film Editing: Mirjana Mimi Vlaovic, Nicholas Compall. 

Sound: Anne Madeleine Mancosu 

Production Company: London Film School

Co-Production Companies: Intervallo Productions,

Magic Lantern Productions, Edge Dog Productions 

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Behind The Scenes:

Press Articles and Reviews:

“From fragile relationships to friendships, refugee crisis to resettlement issues, ‘Une Paire de Jumelles'/'The Binoculars’ is like poetry; open to interpretations. ” - Indie Shorts Magazine 4.1/5 Stars

"It's a powerful story about growing pains and the fragility of familial bonds..powerfully cinematic....honest, thought provoking, affective..."

- UK Film Review, Chris Olsen 5/5 Stars

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Film Festivals, Screenings & Nominations:

- Carmarthen Bay Film Festival (2020). BAFTA-Cymru Qualifying. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles

- Tallahassee Film Festival (2020). Tallahassee, USA. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles [COVID-Cancellation]

- Imagine India International Film Festival. (2020). Madrid, Spain. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles. [17-24th October 2020]

- Kinoflo Manchester International Short Film and Animation Film Festival. (2020) Manchester, UK. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles 

- UWPG Film Festival (2020) [University of Winnipeg] Manitoba, Canada. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles. (23rd Oct 2020) [Online Ed.]

- Yerevan Short Film Festival (2020). Yerevan, Armenia. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles. (12th Oct' 2020) 

- Chennai International Short Film Festival. (2020). Chennai, India. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles. (15th Feb' 2020)

- British Film Institute Screening: London Film School Graduation Showcase [NFT 3] (24th Jan' 2020) 

- International Film School Festival-FIDEC. (2019) Tetouan, Morocco. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles. (28th Nov' 2019)

- Euroshorts Young Filmmakers. (2019). Gdansk, Poland. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles. (28th Nov' 2019) 

- Alexandria Film Festival (2019). Alexandria, Virginia, USA. The Binoculars/Une Paire de Jumelles (10th Nov. 2019)

- Dublin Independent Film Festival [Nominee: Best Screenwriting; Won: Special Mention- Best Screenwriting]

- Deep Focus Film Festival (2020) [Finalist] 

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Kinoflo Manchester

BAFTA-Cymru Qualifying Festival

“From fragile relationships to friendships, refugee crisis to resettlement issues, ‘Une Paire de Jumelles'/'The Binoculars’ is like poetry; open to interpretations. ” 

© 2020 by Rahul Sharma