Original title: Daguerrotype Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Screenplay: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Director of Photography: Alexis Kavyrchine Producer: Michiko Yoshitake, Jerome Dopffer Editor: Veronique Lange Music: Gregoire Hetzel Country: Belgium, France, Japan Year of production: 2016 Length (min): 131 Language: French Subtitles: Czech, English Sales: Pascale Ramonda Section: Masters Sponsors: l’Institut français de Prague
Jean takes a job as an assistant to a famous photographer who lives in a decrepit villa in a Parisian suburb with his daughter. Stéphan works on a series of photographs using one of the earliest techniques – daguerrotype. But it soon turns out that things are different than they seem. A Japanese master of horror and the director of Tokyo Sonata, Kyioshi Kurosawa made the mysterious drama as his first film in France.