Short Film Pleasure

French Short Films

Chienne d’Histoire
Constantinople 1910. The streets are overrun with stray dogs. The newly-established government, influenced by a model of Western society, uses European experts to choose a method of eradication before deciding, suddenly and alone, to massively deport the dogs to a deserted island away from the city. Won Golden ...
Dans le noir du temps
"In the Darkness of Time", filmed by the ideologue of the French "New Wave" Jean-Luc Godard, represents an essence of visual reflection of the Time. Godard shows the audience a real Pandora's box, which seems to be hidden all the horrors of the world: the last ...
La Paresse
Upon leaving the Studios de Billancourt, a movie star Eddie Constantine is approached by a starlet who is going home with good intentions... and he can't be bothered to accept a starlet's sexual favors. Directed by Jean-Luc Godard / France / 1962
De L’air
A woman goes to the swimming pool. But nothing seems to be easy for her. All she wants is some fresh air. Directed by Alexis Mallet / France / 2004
Logorama
Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos. Won 2010 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. Another 2 wins. Directed by François Alaux, Herve de Crecy and Ludovic Houplain / France / 2009
Sans Titre
In 1997, for its fiftieth anniversary, the Cannes Film Festival asked director Leos Carax for a short film; a visual postcard addressed to the festival in which the director could give news of himself and of his current project, Pola X. This official explanation almost suggests ...
200000 fantômes
In 1914, the Czech architect Jan Letzel designed in the Japanese city of Hiroshima Center for the World Expo, which has turned into ruins after the atomic bombing in August 1945. "Atomic Dome" - all that remains of the destroyed palace of the exhibition - ...
Géraldine
One morning Gerald wakes up as a woman… The adventures of a man transformed into woman and who discovers a new life in a new body. The film begins with a man waking up to discover that he's magically turned into a lady! He has no ...
Skhizein
Having been struck by a 150-ton meteorite, Henry has to adapt to living precisely ninety-one centimeters from himself. An animated short that runs for only 13 minutes, this tells the rather comical and yet sad story of a man affected by a meteorite in a most ...
Je vous salue, Sarajevo
"In a sense, fear is the daughter of God, redeemed on Good Friday. She is not beautiful, mocked, cursed or disowned by all. But don't be mistaken, she watches over all mortal agony, she intercedes for mankind; for there is a rule and an exception. ...
C’était un Rendez-vous
Sorry full video has been removed due to a copyright claim by Spirit Level Film On an August morning in 1976, French filmmaker Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend, a professional ...
Oktapodi
Two octopuses help each other in their comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village from the grasp of a stubborn restaurant cook. However, even after overcoming insurmountable odds to reunite, their fight to stay together is not over. Nominated for Oscar in 2009, ...
Le Haricot Bleu
One summer I picked a pod of blue bean in the botanical garden of Geneva. I took the most beautiful, I chose the most mature and I aired it on the windowsill in front of the North. Directed by Pierre and Jean Villemin / France / 2009
Occupations
It's not a good idea to interrupt a man who is watching a movie in cinema. Especially if that person is Lars von Trier. Segment from “Chacun Son Cinéma” (To Each His Own Cinema) collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling ...
Anna
Young couple watching Jean-Luc Godard's "Le mépris" in cinema... Segment from "Chacun Son Cinéma" (To Each His Own Cinema) collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about Cinema. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu / USA / 2007