Velvet Films


July 96

DIRECTED by Michèle Jacob

Best Short Film, Best Screenplay and Best Photography - Butoni 2021
July 96
short - completed - 2020
Drama, 24 min
With : Liocha Mirzabekiantz, Mahaut Bodson, Raphaëlle Bruneau

July 1996, the beach, the sea, the sun. Sophie, 10, spends her summer vacations with her mother and her cousin Laurence. But Laurence has grown up and her mother's thoughts are elsewhere. While the whole country is still looking for two missing little girls, Sophie discovers that this will be her last summer as a child.

Cast, crew & partners

Author Michèle Jacob

Director Michèle Jacob

Director of photography Nastasja Saerens

Production and costumes designer Émilie Nélis-Culot

Sound recordist Luis Trinques

Editor Christophe Evrard

Sound editor Jeff Levillain

Re-recording mixer Philippe Charbonnel

Compositeur Eric Bribosia

With the support of Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles

Coproduction partner BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance

With the support of National Lottery

Sales and distribution Agence belge du court-métrage

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RTBF - La Trois Award, short film section of the FIFF (International Francophone Film Festival of Namur)
Awards of the Best Short Film, Best Photography and Best Scenario of the BUTONI FILM FEST 2021 (Spain)
Award of the Best Scenario - Le Court en Dit Long Festival 2021 (France)
Brussels Short Film Festival - 2021 (Belgium)
Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF) - 2021 (Russia)
Palm Springs International ShortFest - 2021 (USA)
Festival du Cinéma belge de Moustier - 2021 (Belgium)
Dusseldorf Film Festival - 2021 (Germany)
Festival International de Cine de Valencia - Cinema Jove - 2021 (Spain)
Fenêtres sur courts - 2020 (France)
Un Festival, c'est trop court ! - Nice European Film Festival - 2020 (France)
IndieLisboa - 2021 (Portugal)
Festival du Film Court de Villeurbane - 2020 (France)
Kort Film Festival Leuven - 2020 (Belgium)
Festival des 24 courts - Festival de courts métrages - 2021 (France)
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