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Nachtvisionen, 5th Edition 11—14 Oct, 2023 Innsbruck, Austria



Ultra Pulpe

Bertrand Mandico • FR 2018 • 37'

DCP • frOF+eU • Tirolpremiere

29.03.2019, 20:30
Double Feature with SPIT’N’SPLIT

An abandoned seaside resort. The shooting for a fantasy film about the end of an era wraps up. Two women, both members of the film crew, one an actrice, the other a director, APOCALYPSE and JOY, are on the verge of concluding their love affair.

To keep Apocalypse the time of one last embrace, Joy, the eldest of the two, recites 5 tales of sunsets. Five stories of women who do not want to age, 5 adventures of science fiction, vulgarity, necrophilia and poetry. Five sequences that reference the making of a fantasy film about the end of an era.

Bertrand Mandico (1971) has worked for several art institutions in Europe and directed many short films. Three of them, Ultra Pulpe, Boro in the box and Living still life, were selected at the Festival de Cannes and at the Venice International Film Festival and have won several awards at international film festivals. While continuing his project of directing twenty-one shorts in twenty-one years with actress Elina Löwensohn, he directed Les garçons sauvages (The Wild Boys), his debut feature film in 2017.