What a Fuck Am I Doing On This Battlefield

  • France
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This film attempted to recreate the dark and tortured inner world of the musician Matt Elliott, also known for his work within the band Third Eye Foundation. Through its social and musical experiences, we discovered a rebellious yet lucid man, constantly observing the world, who is not afraid to give his views on contemporary society. Matt Elliott reveals himself with sincerity and lets us foresee the winding path of his thought as a citizen and musician. Thanks to his musical production, violent and intimate, he frees himself from his demons, and tries to fuse with the core of the music of the soul.


  • Original title
    What a Fuck Am I Doing On This Battlefield
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Nico Peltier
  • Editing
    Nico Peltier, Julien Fezans
  • Sound
    Julien Fezans
  • Duration
    53 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • France
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Visions du réel – Nyon, Suisse. 2013
    • Docville – Music Doc – Louvain, Belgique. 2013
    • FID – Écrans Parallèles, Chœur – Marseille, France. 2013
    • États généraux du film documentaire – Expériences du regard – Lussas, France. 2013
    • Doclisboa – Moving Stills – Lisbonne, Portugal. 2013
    • Dok Leipzig – Young Cinéma Competition - Allemagne. 2013
    • Flahertiana film festival, Perm, Russie. 2013
    • Sichuan TV festival, Chengdu, China. 2013
    • Traces de vie, Clermont-Ferrand, France. 2013
    • Mois du film documentaire. 2013
    • Fame, Film & Music experience. Paris, France. 2014
    • Rencontre du cinéma Européen de Vannes. France 2014
    • Brussel Film Festival, Music Doc. Belgique 2014
    • DORF Film Festival, Croatie 2015
    • Rencontre d’AD HOC. France 2015
    • La Roche sur Yon Film festival. France 2015
    • Prix Qualité CNC 2015
  • Awards
    • Price of most innovative mid-¬lenght movie « Visions du réel »

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