Archive of films People Are Strange / People Are Strange

France
2014, 20 min

Section: Prague Short Film Festival Presents
Year: 2016

What happens when you don’t make it in show business? Julien considers himself Jim Morrison’s legitimate double. He earns his living at the Parisian Père-Lachaise cemetery entertaining tourists in front of the rock star’s tomb. When he learns that his idol’s body is to be transferred to California, Julien decides to steal the Lizard King’s remains with the help of his friend Aldo.


Synopsis

What happens when you don’t make it in show business? Julien considers himself Jim Morrison’s legitimate double. He earns his living at Paris’s Père-Lachaise cemetery entertaining tourists in front of the rock star’s tomb. When he learns that his idol’s body is to be transferred to California, Julien decides to steal the Lizard King’s remains with the help of his friend Aldo.

Karel Spěšný

About the director

Julien Hallard (b. 1974, Lisieux, France) began his directing career with a trilogy of three short films shot in New York in 2003–2004 that was selected for numerous festivals, including Locarno and Venice. Hair (2009), his sixth short film, competed at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in 2010. He also directed the shorts Rose (2012) and People Are Strange (2014), broadcast on Arte.

Contacts

Les Films Velvet
12 Rue du Mont Thabor, 75001, Paris
France
Tel: +33 171 181 081
E-mail: contact@lesfilmsvelvet.com

About the film

Color, Data Files

Section: Prague Short Film Festival Presents
   
Director: Julien Hallard
Screenplay: Julien Hallard
Dir. of Photography: Benoît Soler
Editor: Jean-Christophe Bouzy
Art Director: David Faivre
Producer: Pierre-Louis Garnon
Production: Les films velvet
Cast: Franc Bruneau, Estéban, Mathilde Bisson, Martine Schambacher, François Chattot
Contact: Les Films Velvet
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