The Chaland Enigma

Data sheet - Synopsis - Presskit

Year : 2019

Length :  86  min

Language : French

Film format : HD 16:9 Stéréo

Broadcast medium : DCP, DVD, Bluray

Coproducers : Girelle Production

Visa : 150671

Supports : TV7, CNC, Ciclic Région Centre Val-de-Loire,
Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Alca
et Association des Amis de Chaland

ISAN : 000-0004-391D-0000-L-0000- 0000-B


Writer and director : Avril Tembouret

Soundtrack : Amin Goudarzi

Synopsis :

In 1990, Yves Chaland, cartoonist originated from Nérac and comics wonder, fades away at 33 years old. 25 years later, his memory is remarkably alive. Let’s discover the discreet and profond mark the famous artist left behind him for the universe of the "neuvième art". Let’s meet today the cartoonists and creators who followed his influence.

The director

Avril Tembouret

Avril Tembouret made several short films before starting documentary films via some artists' portraits. L’Histoire de la page 52 is, for example, dedicated to the Jean-Claude Mézières and Pierre Christin's works on the comic strip Valérian and La Journée with François Boucq and Le Chercheur inquiet, deals with the comedian Charles Denner. Beside his filmmaker works, he collaborates with web, television as an author (Ma Pire angoisse, Canal+).

Diffusion - Distribution - Festivals

Broadcast : TV7

Distribution : Novanima productions


Festivals :

Festival de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême, France, 2019

Festival Pulp, Noisiel, France, 2019

Rencontres Chaland, Nérac, France, 2018

Mois du film documentaire, Paris, 2018

BédéBoum, Blois, France, 2018

L'Intime festival, Namur, Belgiums, 2019

Bulles à croquer, Saint-Brieuc, France, 2019


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