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A horror anthology adapted from literature.The idea is to associate several authors and directors to form a scary animated film anthology.
Based on this observation, and in particular with a strong urge to deal with these horrifying subjects, that we wanted to embark on the adventure of this anthology bringing together six adaptations of French or international short stories. Among the authors we have selected, the choice of works was ultimately focused on feelings rather than on a purely logical thematic, and it is this diversity that makes the strength and the strangeness of this anthology.
From horror, fear or anguish, we found it fascinating to set side by side Laura Kasischke and H.P. Lovecraft or Jean Ray and the Grimm brothers and William Tenn, including Edgar Allan Poe.


Artistic Director : Izù Troin.
6 animated short films:

Chapter 1 - The Prey
Based on the short story "The Human Angle" by William Tenn.
Written by Alain Gagnol.
Directed by Morten Riisberg Hansen.

Chapter 2 - Hansel and Margot go rambling
Loosely based on "Hansel and Gretel" by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm.
Written and directed by Fabrice Luang Vija.
Graphic design by Marie Houssin.

Chapter 3 - The Alley
Based on the short story "La ruelle ténébreuse" by Jean Ray.
Written and directed by Benoît Razy.
Graphic Design : June Ortu, Benoît Chieux.

Chapter 4 - The Skill
Based on the short story by Laura Kasischke.
Written by Alain Gagnol.
Directed by Jean-Loup Felicioli & Alain Gagnol.

Chapter 5 - The Thing in the moonlight
Based on the short story by H.P. Lovecraft.
Written by Izù Troin.
Graphic Design by Camille Chao, Kati Simon & Izù Troin.

Chapter 6 - The Lighthouse
Based on the unfinished short story "The Lighthouse" de Edgar Allan Poe.
Written by Hefang WeI & Camille Dufayet.
Directed by Hefang Wei.




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Director(s) :

Length :
72 min

Category :
feature films

Public :
adults, teenagers

Production :

Folimage. En coproduction avec Les Films du Tambour de soir. Avec le soutien :
- du CNC (aide au développement / FAIA)
- du Département de la Drôme et de Valence Romans Agglo (aide au développement)
- de l'Union Européenne (Europe Créative / programme Media)

Distribution+

Available version(s) :
French version, French version with English subtitles

Technical information+

Technicals :
2D computer graphics, mixed technique, traditional 2D animation

Genre(s) :
horror

Process :
couleur

Available print(s) :
DCP, ProRes HD, H264 HD

Image ratio (theaters) :
1:85, Scope

Image radio (TV, video) :
16/9

Sound :
Stereo, 5.1

HD :
oui

Dialogues :
oui

Year of production :
2021

Credits+

Producer(s) :

Producteur délégué : Reginald de Guillebon (Folimage)
Coproducteur : Alexandre Cornu (Les Films du Tambour de soie)
Producteur exécutif : Pierre Méloni (Folimage)
Directrice du développement : Corinne Destombes (Folimage)

Music :
Rob

Sound :
Loïc Burkhardt