26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival

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There will be no more night
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There will be no more night
There will be no more night
There will be no more night

There will be no more night

director: Eléonore Weber
original title: Il n'y aura plus de nuit
country: France
year: 2020
running time: 75 min.

synopsis

Small silhouettes appear in the middle of the sights, observed from afar. They move quickly but they cannot escape the quick all-seeing eye. They are monitored all the time. Despite the apparent absence of the human element we are not watching an animated film or a computer game but authentic videos from Afghan, Iraqi and Syrian missions of American and French soldiers. The silhouettes belong to real people who are only a trigger pull away from death. This is the 21st-century warfare. Everyone who can be seen is under threat. Eléonore Weber used dehumanized images of dying for her chilling reflection of the modern form of war.

Q&A with the director Eléonore Weber:

 

biography

French writer and film and theatre director Eléonore Weber has directed several experimental theatre performances, two fiction films (Temps mort and Les Hommes sans gravité), and a documentary on the experiences of refugees trying to get from Mexico to the United States (Night Replay).

more about film

director: Eléonore Weber
producer: Gaëlle Jones
editing: Charlotte Tourrès, Fred Piet, Eléonore Weber
Ministerstvo kultury
Fond kinematografie
Město Jihlava
Kraj Vysočina
Česká televize
Český rozhlas
Aktuálně.cz
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