How glorious it is to be a human being

  • France
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On the vast and empty roads along the Pyrenees,
Two women are marching on a blind pilgrimage.
The one is carrying an unborn child in her belly,
The other a huge inflatable hemorrhoid on her back.
They meet a mute donkey with an open gaze.
Can he teach them how to be?
Is Wednesday their lucky day?
Is failure just a springboard toward success?
Is that the beginning of a big reassurance or a dead end?


  • Original title
    How glorious is to be a human being
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Mili Pecherer, Geneviève Bicknell
  • DOP
    Mili Pecherer, Geneviève Bicknell, Bambou the donkey
  • Editing
    Ivana Gloria, Mili Pecherer
  • Music
    René Clémencic and the Clémencic Consort
  • Sound
    Arno Ledoux, Médéric Corroyer
  • Duration
    53 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • France
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • FIDMarseille 2019
  • Awards
    • FIDMarseille - SPECIAL MENTION OF THE FRENCH COMPETITION GRAND PRIX, SPECIAL MENTION OF THE FIRST FILM PRIZE is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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