Selection Unifrance Award – Cannes 2019

Data sheet - Synopsis

Year : 2017

Length : 5 min

Language : French

Film format : HD, 16:9, Stéréo

Broadcast medium : DCP, Blu-ray

Coproducers : Girelle production

Supports : Région Aquitaine, Ciclic, Écla


Director : Eloïc Gimenez

Synopsis :

This film focuses on the life of the Haenyo, the diving women of Jeju in South Korea, with 7 idiomatic expressions from the island. The animated sketches also highlight the musicality of the spoken language.



The director

Eloïc Gimenez

Eloïc Gimenez is a filmmaker specialised in animation. He has directed and co-directed several short animated films, such as Bene's Horizon, which was screened and rewarded in many film festivals.

Distribution - Festivals

Distribution :

Girelle production (France)

Miyu Distribution (Étranger)



Festivals :

Côté Court, Pantin, France, 2018
Partie(s) de Campagne, compétition des documentaires, France, Ouroux-en-Morvan, 2018
FIFIG - Festival international du Film Insulaire de l'Ile de Groix, compétition des courts métrages du fiction (Groix islande, 2018)

Voix d’étoiles, Port-Leucate, France, 2018

Festival du film Court en Armagnac, Condom, France, 2018


Escales Documentaires, La Rochelle, France, 2018

CAFF, Cultural Animation Film Festival, Honolulu, Hawaï, 2018

Alpinale Short Film Festival, sélection officielle, Nenzing, Austria, 2018

TAFF, Turku Animated Film festival, documentary program "based on a true story", Finland, 2018

Bronx World Film Cycle Summer, Bronx, USA, 2018

BISFF, Beijing, China, 2018

Biennial of Animation Bratislava, Inspiration sompetition, Slovakia, 2018

CineEco, Festival Internacional de Cinema Ambiental da Serra da Estrela, international short films competition, Seia, Portugal, 2018

Animatou, Geneva, Switzerland, 2018

TIAF, Taichung International Animation Festival, international short films competition, Taïwan, 2018

The Animatikon Project, Paphos, Cyprus, 2018

Animaevka, Mogilev, Republic of Belarus, 2018

Animation Volda Festival, professional films competition, Norway, 2018

San Diego Asian Film Festival, San Diego, USA, 2018

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2018

TASI Viewer’s Choice Award, 2018

Anifest India, Mumbai, India, 2018

FIAV, Festival International d'Art Vidéo de Casablanca, official selection, Morocco, 2018

PÖFF Shorts, Tallinn, Estonia, 2018

Animasivo, Mexico, Mexico, 2018

15th Animateka International Animated Film Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2018

Ciné Poème, Bezons, France, 2018

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