Life is on the Other Side

Life is on the Other Side

Life is on the Other Side

Life is on the Other Side

2011 / France / 58min

"Death is perfect happiness," rejoiced my grandmother when celebrating her 90th birthday on the occasion of one of those macabre farces that only her family could stage.


Happiness also seems perfect in the 1943 images shot by her and her relatives, refugees in Chambon-sur-Lignon. As if being playful and laughing at death were the only way to exorcise the phantom. It is this obsession that I brought with me to Benares, in India, where the living and the dead share the same territory.

Details

  • Original title
    LA VIE EST AILLEURS
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Elsa Quinette
  • Dir. of Photo.
  • Editing
    Claire Atherton
  • Music
  • Sound
  • Duration
    58 min
  • Year
    2011
  • Country
    • France
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Audio Tracks
    FRE
  • Subtitles
    ENG
  • Production
    Céline Maugis – La Vie est Belle films associés
    45 rue de la Mare
    F-75020 P Paris
    France
    tel: +33 1 43 87 00 42
    cell: +33 6 61 61 00 42
    fax: +33 1 40 33 06 77
    e-mail: cmaugis@lavieestbellefilms.fr
    Elsa Quinette
  • Distribution

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