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Monday, November 14 • 5:15pm - 5:45pm
The Turtle (22 m)

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The Turtle (La Tortue)
(France) In French with English subtitles
(2016) 22 min. (2.35:1)

DIR Thomas Blumenthal, Roman Dopouridis, PRO Laurent Helas, SCR Thomas Blumenthal, Roman Dopouridis, DP , EDIT , MUS , CAST Lou Roy Lecollinet, Bastien Bouillon, Léo Lorleac’h

Leo, ten years old, is getting ready for school by himself. The big apartment is empty when, like every morning, he slams the door and leaves home. Bastien, Leo’s big brother, is on his part still at an after-party. He knows everybody here, he’s in his element. But this morning, in the grim bathroom of this nightclub, he meets Julie. The young woman is going to invite herself in Leo and Bastien’s lives. For a weekend, all taboos and rancours are going to emerge, and it will lead to the inevitable confrontation between the two brothers.

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Roman Dopouridis

Director, “The Turtle” (“La Tortue”)
In drama class of Eva Saint Paul, Roman Dopouridis met Thomas Blumenthal, and became friends. Together they decided to engage in co-directing together for a first film. They then wrote the short film “La Tortue” (“The Turtle”), with Bastien Bouillon and Lou Roy Lecollinet, which was filmed in 2015 and completed in 2016. This adventure has strengthened the willingness for Thomas Blumenthal and Roman Dopouridis to stay on... Read More →
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Thomas Blumenthal

Director, The Turtle
Thomas Blumenthal began his career in film as an actor in 2005 with a role in Christophe Barratier’s “Les Choristes” (“The Chorus”,) while he was only 11 years old. He then appeared in television in “Pour l’amour de Dieu”, “La Dame d’Izieu”, “R.I.S. Police Scientifique” and “Brassens la Mauvaise Éducation”, before returning to the cinema in 2014 in... Read More →

Monday November 14, 2016 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Heritage Center - Hall B 105 N. 100 E., Cedar City, UT 84720