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Zugzwang

Zugzwang

Gaëtan Chataigner

France | 2021 | 10 min
Five young men tirelessly try to escape from a moving” setting that seeks to engulf them. The Galactik Ensemble thwarts all the traps set for them and plays with our fears with humour and mischief, to highlight the discipline of situational acrobatics: the direct relationship between a rugged environment and man’s ability to adjust to it.
Director Gaëtan Chataigner
Production Les Films Jack Fébus, Le Galactik Ensemble
Participation Mathieu Bleton, Mosi Espinoza, Jonas Julliand, Karim Messaoudi, Cyril Pernot
Editing Gaëtan Chataigner
Cinematographer Thierry Goron
Music Thomas Laigle

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Gaëtan Chataigner

Gaëtan Chataigner

Born in 1969, Gaëtan Chataigner is a musician (Les Little Rabbits, The French Cowboy) and a director of videos and DVDs for Sébastien Tellier, Étienne Daho (a rereading of Fritz Lang’s Métropolis), Bernard Lavilliers, Dominique A or Philippe Katerine (his work with was rewarded in 2011 by a Victoire de la musique for the best music video). Gaëtan Châtaigner has also directed several music documentaries and numerous concert recordings for Arte, Canal Plus and France Télévisions.

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