PIERRE FILMON, DIRECTOR/SCREENWRITER
Pierre Filmon is an emerging French director, whose short films -- China Blues (Bleus de China, Fiction, 1996 15 mn, Based on the comic book Saïgon-Hanoï de Cosey
Starring Jean-Marc Maurel); The Nuptials (Les epousailles, Fiction, 1999, 13mn,Based on « The Marriage » de Tchékhov Starring Robert Gendreu, Béatrice Prince; First Came the Silence (Le silence, d'abord, Fiction, 2001, 22mn Screenplay : Marie Borrelli
Starring Carol-Anne Rouvier, Christophe Odent, Rüdiger Vogler) have been showcased and have won awards at important film festivals. All three of his films were distributed theatrically in French movie theaters, garnering very positive reviews.
Official Selection 13 festivals (Clermont-Ferrand, Metz, Rome, Cologne, Uppsala, etc), Broadcast on Artv Canada.
Official Selection 5 festivals (St Afrique, Lyon...)
Official Selection - 25 festivals / 3 prizes (Clermont-Ferrand, Pantin, Metz, Dublin, Drama...)
What the industry has to say about Pierre Filmon’s films:
“A true film director is born…with rare intelligence” -- Cinélive, March 2004
“Superb… subtle, inward violence, insidious cruelty” -- Télérama, March the 3rd, 2004
“These shorts reveal their director’s extremely rich imagination” -- Le Monde, February the 25th, 2004)
“Well done, clever and engaging.” (Bleu De Chine) -- Arthur Penn, Director
Pierre talks about the movie and being in the U.S.