An opera ballet that doesn't exist. A ghost-like piece, played in Opera Bastille and danced
at Opera Garnier, An almost mystical link between both scenes, A musician is testing sounds in Bastille's pit, The choir are taking their place in the rehearsal studio, Both sides are fine tuning the work in progress of an opera ballet : SARAH WINCHESTER, her grief, her madness, her home and her ghosts.
France/ Fic/ 2016/ 22 min
Director: Bertrand Bonello
Producer: Judith Lou
Scriptwriter: Bertrand Bonello
Director of photography: Irina Lubtchansky
Editor: Fabrice Rouaud
Music: Bertrand Bonello
Cast: Reda Kateb, Marie-Agnès Gillot
Bertrand Bonello was born in 1968 in Nice, France. He is a film director, screenwriter, producer and composer. His work has been associated with the New French Extremity. His film The Pornographer (2001) won the FIPRESCI prize at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. His film House of Tolerance, a depiction of daily life in a fin-de-siècle Parisian bordello, premiered In Competition at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. His 2014 film Saint Laurent competed for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The film was also selected as France's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards.