The World at the Fingertips

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a film by Damien Fritsch, 53'“I see neither forms nor light, nothing, absolutely nothing. But I’m not in the dark, I see nothing“, says Jean-Michel, who is blind from birth, like the other characters in the film.

Hamou is a bank broker, Lucy has gone into the first form, Belaïd loves going to the cinema, François is fond of horse-races, Farid returns to the place of his childhood and Judith and Jean-Michel have met thanks to music.

From everyday life to striking events, life goes on for them as for us. With them, we discover an universe which is often misknown, through the language of sound and touch.

PLEASE NOTE: AN ENGLISH VERSION OF THE FILM IS AVAILABLE ON DVD.


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Technical data:
duration 53 minutes
camera Damien Fritsch
sound Gilles Guigue, Marc Hansmann, Marc Reichert, Vincent Gendrot
editing Christine Benoit
   
a coproduction dora productions / France 2 / France 3 Alsace
grants Centre National de la Cinématographie
  Communauté Urbaine de Strasbourg, Région Alsace, PROCIREP, Scam (Brouillon d'un rêve)
festivals

Lussas, Saarbrücken, Gava Barcelone, Bruxelles, Vic le Comte,  Fipa, Prix Europa Berlin

Prix : Grand Prix festival Filmer en Alsace 2001, SCAM Prix 2002 du meilleur documentaire de création

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