Boro in the Box

by Bertrand Mandico

France, 2011, 40', black&white


 

From the day he was conceived to his cinematographic death, the fantasmatic life-story of filmmaker Walerian Borowczyk. Boro-in-his-box discovers a cruel and obscene world. He experiences banal yet colorful adventures, from Poland to Paris, in an imaginary Alphabet.
 

Bertrand Mandico


Bertrand Mandico directed several highly personal films. An eclectic director, he involves graphic, photographic and  written elements in his films and is currently developing his first feature length film.

FILMOGRAPHY

2011 BORO IN THE BOX, Fiction/Animation, 41 min.
2010  LIF OG DAUDI HENRY DARGER, Fiction, 15 min.
2008  SA MAJESTE PETITE BARBE, Fiction, 6 min. 30
2007  MIE, L'ENFANT DESCEND DU SONGE, Fiction, 11 min.
2005  ESSAI 135, Fiction, 4 min.
2003 C'ETAIT LE CHIEN D'EDDY, Fiction, 15 min.
1998 LE CAVALIER BLEU, Fiction, 11 min.

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Cast


Elina Löwensohn,
Thierry Benoiton,
Benoît Serre,
Elise Hôte,
Laure Lapeyre,
Jacques Malnou

Crew / Technical Info

 

Directed by : Betrand Mandico
Script : Bertrand Mandico
Director of photopraphy : Pascale Granel
Production design : Benoît Serre, Stéphane Rosenbaum
Editing : George Cragg
Sound editing : Laure Saint-Marc
Music : Erwan Eyck, Ghedalia Tazartes
Musical contribution : Bertrand Mandico
Produced by : Philippe Bober, Isabell Wiegand

Festivals

 

PREMIERE

Cannes 2011, Directors' Fortnight

MAIN AWARDS

Curtas Vila do Conde 2011, Great Prize
Brive 2012, Grand Prix Europe
Brive 2012, Youth Jury Prize

MAIN SELECTIONS

Lund 2011, Official Selection 
Sitges 2011, New Visions
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2011, Competition
Clermont-Ferrand 2012, Competition

 

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Year: 
2011
Duration: 
40'

Bertrand Mandico

Bertrand Mandico directed several highly personal films. An eclectic director, he involves graphic, photographic and  written elements in his films and is currently developing his first feature length film.

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Country: 
France France


 

From the day he was conceived to his cinematographic death, the fantasmatic life-story of filmmaker Walerian Borowczyk. Boro-in-his-box discovers a cruel and obscene world. He experiences banal yet colorful adventures, from Poland to Paris, in an imaginary Alphabet.
 

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Synopsis: 


 

 

From the day he was conceived to his cinematographic death, the fantasmatic life-story of filmmaker Walerian Borowczyk. Boro-in-his-box discovers a cruel and obscene world. He experiences banal yet colorful adventures, from Poland to Paris, in an imaginary Alphabet.


Cast details: 


Elina Löwensohn,
Thierry Benoiton,
Benoît Serre,
Elise Hôte,
Laure Lapeyre,
Jacques Malnou

Crew / Technical Info: 

 

Directed by : Betrand Mandico
Script : Bertrand Mandico
Director of photopraphy : Pascale Granel
Production design : Benoît Serre, Stéphane Rosenbaum
Editing : George Cragg
Sound editing : Laure Saint-Marc
Music : Erwan Eyck, Ghedalia Tazartes
Musical contribution : Bertrand Mandico
Produced by : Philippe Bober, Isabell Wiegand

Pressbook: 

Downloads

Awards: 
Festivals: 

 

PREMIERE

Cannes 2011, Directors' Fortnight

MAIN AWARDS

Curtas Vila do Conde 2011, Great Prize
Brive 2012, Grand Prix Europe
Brive 2012, Youth Jury Prize

MAIN SELECTIONS

Lund 2011, Official Selection 
Sitges 2011, New Visions
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2011, Competition
Clermont-Ferrand 2012, Competition

 

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