Le Coffre (Ailleurs / Boxwood)
18 minutes • 4k digital cinema
written and directed by Gabriel Pistre • with Florence Vaconsin
images: Denis Louis • Sound: Pascal Flork • Music: Gérôme Pistre
Costumes: Vanessa Ruiz • Produced by Olivier Desagnat
Boxwood / Ailleurs Productions 2009
with the support of the Aquitaine Region and the Department of Dodogne
Kidnapped and sequestered in the trunk of a car, a young woman narrowly escaped the claws of her captors. In the middle of the night, in the heart of the forest, she tries to find her way, attracted by mysterious sounds. Guided by her senses, she weaves in the darkness a story of which she does not know the epilogue.
"The Chest is an abstract thriller, a sensory inquiry, a cinematic experience.
ultra-concentrated film suspense, The Chest develops in 18 minutes an explosion of sensations that makes live in
the moment the abstract terror of a woman pursued by an invisible and mysterious force. Physical shock, the film
condenses in a few minutes all his emotions and plunges the viewer into a big-bang sound and visual. "