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Dernières nouvelles du cosmos

Dernières nouvelles du cosmos

Julie Bertuccelli

France | 2016 | 1 h 24 min
French |
Subtitles: English
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Grand Prize, FIFA 2018

While she is almost 30, Hélène still looks like a teenager. She’s the author of poignant texts dripping with corrosive humour. She is part of, as she says in her own words, a misaligned bunch that doesn’t fit anywhere”. A visionary, her poetry reaches deep within our minds to talk about her world and ours. She accompanies a stage director who adapts her works for theatre, and dialogues with a mathematician. However, Hélène can neither speak nor hold a pen, since she never learned how to read or write. It’s only when she was 20 that her mother discovered that she could communicate by moving around laminated letters on a sheet of paper. One of the many mysteries that surround the one who nicknames herself Babouillec…
Director Julie Bertuccelli
Editing Josiane Zardoya
Sound Julie Bertuccelli
Cinematography Julie Bertuccelli

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Julie Bertuccelli

Julie Bertuccelli

Born in 1968, Julie Bertuccelli started her career as a director in 1993, after being the assistant director of Otar Iosseliani, Krzysztof Kieslowski, and Rithy Pahn. In 2003, her first feature film, Since Otar Left, won the Critics’ Week Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. Shot in Australia, The Tree, her second feature film, was screened as the Closing Film of the Official Competition at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. Julie Bertuccelli is working on her third feature film.
L’Arbre (2010) ; Depuis qu’Otar est parti (2003).

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