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Short films – Catalogue

/Short films – Catalogue

House on Fire
Short Films Department

From its creation until these days, House on Fire has produced and release through internationals films festivals and televisions many short films from local and international directors.

In 2016, House on Fire launches House on Fire Shorts to develop and increase its short-films production and reveal new talents to the international audience. For the department direction, Gary Delépine, having worked frequently for the company on several project, shorts and long features films, is nominated.

We are currently developing several shorts, documentary and fiction, French and international.

If you wish to get information about all of our projects, please contact:
Gary Delépine – Head of department / International Sales & Press relations
gary@houseonfire.fr / + 33 9 84 11 40 92

A Gentle Night – by Qiu Yang

In a nameless Chinese city, a mother with her daughter missing, refuses to go gentle into that good night. Director : Qiu Yang Written by : Qiu Yang Length : 15 min Language : Wu Chinese Original title : Xiao cheng er yue Cast :

Arnie – by Rina B. Tsou

Synopsis: While docked at the port of Kaohsiung, Filipino seaman ARNIE buys a ring with the help of his mates. He plans to propose to his girlfriend back home over the internet. What was meant to be the happiest moment of his life soon takes a downward spiral when he finds out that she is pregnant. Arnie is not the father of the child.
Like a fish out of water, the life of migrant seamen working in Taiwan is a daily struggle... for the catch is plenty down south, but the waves are choppy and brutal. Monsoon season is here.

UNDER THE SUN – by Qiu Yang

One incident occurs, two families tangle. There’s nothing new under the sun.

Letter To My Daughter – by Dominique Valentin

An old lady who was professional actress returns home. She decides to leave everything and leaves a letter to his daughter.

Journey to the West – by Tsaï Ming Liang

Taking Buddhist ritual centuries old steps, a monk is walking extremely slowly in the busy streets of Marseille and Noailles market.

Madame Butterfly – by Tsai Ming-Liang

A free interpretation of the opera in which Tsai Ming Liang propels a woman abandoned by her lover in the crush of the bus station in Kuala Lumpur.