DOWN

Short Movie | 2020 | SWITZERLAND | 16min | VO FR ST EN

BANDE ANNONCE

SYNOPSIS

FRANÇAIS

Genève 2019, EMMA (42), mariée avec MARC (35). Après 15 ans de mariage sans enfants, Emma tombe enceinte. Suite aux examens, il a été confirmé que l’enfant va naître trisomique.

Les événements s'accélèrent avec ce résultat, différentes personnes interviennent pour aider Emma à prendre la décision d’avorter ou de garder le bébé. Son mari, Marc, ne veut surtout pas avoir un bébé handicapé. Emma souffre d’une crise psychologique jusqu'à envisager le suicide.

Quelle sera la décision finale ? Avorter ou garder l'enfant ?

ENGLISH

Geneva 2019, EMMA (42), married to MARC (35). After 15 years of childless marriage, Emma becomes pregnant. Following the exams, it has been confirmed that the child will be born with Down's syndrome.

Events accelerate with this result, different people intervene to help Emma make a decision to abort or keep the baby. Her husband, Marc, does not want to have a disabled baby. Emma suffers from a psychological crisis to the point of contemplating suicide.

What will be the final decision? Abort or keep the baby?

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

Nice International Film Festival
  • Talented New Director (Nominee)
Florence Film Awards
  • Honorable Mention (Winner)
Brightside Tavern Film Festival
  • ​Best International Film (Nominee)
  • Best Director College (Nominee)
  • Best Film College (Nominee)
Solaris Film Festival 2020
  • Best Director (Nominee)
  • Best Cinematography (Nominee)

SELECTED

L'ÉQUIPE

EVA CAZAN, MARCO F LONGO, MARIA METTRAL, ARIANE BOREL, BERNADETTE LAPIERRE, SALMA LAGROUNI, ANAÉ VALEIRAS

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: LUDOVIC MATTHEY
FIRST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: MARIANNE DA SILVA
1ST ASSISTANT CAMERA: GUILLAUME EPARS
GAFFER: GAËTAN BRUGGER
LIGHTING TECHNICIANS: GRAEME MATTHEWS, AMIN SAAD
SOUND EDITOR: PEDRO LUEDKE
SOUND TECHNICIAN: RICARDO BAPTISTA MARTINS
ART DIRECTOR: TUMTITU BASEME
HAIR STYLIST: TANYA MILBERG
MAKEUP ARTISTS: MARIE VERHAEGHE, TANYA MILBERG
PROPS MASTER: MAXIME PERRIN
SCRIPTWRITER: RZN TORBEY
DIRECTING OF ACTORS: SALMA LAGROUNI
SCRIPT SUPERVISOR: GEORGIA AL-ZAHR
SCRIPTWRITING AID: LAURIANE SAVOY, ABDERRAHMANE BEKIEKH, MARIA MÉTRAL, YAZAN SAVOY
EDITED BY: RZN TORBEY, HADRIEN GESSLER
SOUND MIXING: OLGA BULYGO
COLORIST: STÉPHANE MA
MUSIC BY: YAZAN AL SABBAGH
SOUND MIXING: OLGA BULYGO
LOCATION MANAGER: YAZAN SAVOY
CATERING: FADIA ABYAD, GEORGIA ALZAHR
FUNDRAISING AND COMMUNICATION: LAURIANE SAVOY
PRODUCTEURS : DIDIER DONZALLAZ, FADIA ABYAD, RZN TORBEY
DIRECTED BY: RZN TORBEY

SCIENTIFIC AND LEGAL TEAM

UNITÉ DE SANTÉ SEXUELLE ET PLANNING FAMILIAL
HADIR SALEH
MURIEL HEULIN
CENTRE PÉRINATAL DE GENÈVE ET LAUSANNE
DR FRÉDÉRIQUE SLOAN-BÉNA PHD
SERVICE DE MÉDECINE GÉNÉTIQUE
DRE ARIANE GIACOBINO

CONTRIBUTORS

AHID MANJA, ALI AMMAR, ANNE-CÉCILE LEYVRAZ, AYMERIC ROUILLAC, BÉATRICE ROH, BERNARD PITTET, CLAUDE SAVOY, CLAUDIA SOMMER, DEBORA ELAMARI, DIDIER DONZALLAZ, FADIA ABYAD, GREG BALI, HECTOR GONZALEZ, HELEN MCCARTHY, ISABELLE SAVOY, JEAN-PIERRE PAPIS, JOE TERTERIAN, JULIEN ROSERENS, MAJED KHOURY, MARIANNE SOTTAS, OSAMAH SHAKIR, RAMA ELIAS, RAMI KAROUT, RIME SHRETAH, YAZAN SAVOY, ZEINA TAKKOUZ 

SPECIAL THANKS

ASSOCIATION ROMANDE TRISOMIE 21, SABRINA AUGE, CAROLINE VALEIRAS, MIRKO MARTINO, ANNA-RITA MARTINO, ABDERRAHMANE BEKIEKH, RAZVAN OLTEAN, CAROLINE HUBER, DEBORA ELAMARI, MIREILLE GUINCHARD, RAZAN TARABEIH, HELEN MCCARTHY

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