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PROGRAM - Competition - International Competition

International Competition

The Park

DIRECTOR Damien MANIVEL International CompetitionAsian Premiere
Nation France 201670minDCPcolor Fiction
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Overview

A teenage boy and a girl have their first date in a park. Hesitant and shy at first, they soon discover each other, get closer and end up falling in love. But as the sun goes own, it is time to separate.

Program Schedule

Code Date Time Theater Info Ticket
418 2017. 05. 01 14:00 CGV Jeonjugosa 7
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603 2017. 05. 03 10:30 CGV Jeonjugosa 7
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919 2017. 05. 06 14:00 CGV Jeonjugosa 7
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  • Review

    One summer day, a boy and a girl meet in a secluded park. Amongst the first date excitement they are clumsy, awkward, but affectionate to each other. The two walk, chitchat about their life, and play games at the park. Night at the park has a different atmosphere. As the sun goes down so does their relationship. The Park is a film that stages the languor radiant summer day that focuses on everything from nature, weather, to the scenery. Director Manibel, known by Young Poet(2014), follows the two lovers who meet and say goodbye without much narrative. The two spend time at the park while the mood, illustration and the weather correspond to their relationship changes. This is a minimal fable about the essence of a relationship that experiences its ups and downs and also the beginning and the end of a love in the flow of time. [JANG Byungwon]

  • Credit

    Director Damien MANIVEL
    Screenplay Damien MANIVEL, Isabel PAGLIAI
    Producer Damien MANIVEL, Thomas ORDONNEAU
    Cinematography Isabel PAGLIAI
    Editor WIlliam LABOURY
    Sound Simon APOSTOLOU, Arnaud MARTEN, Jeromi PETIT
    Cast Naomie VOGT-ROBY, Maxime BACHELLERIE, Seeeouma SOBERE

Director

Damien MANIVEL

Born in 1981, France. His short The Lady with the Dog(2010) has been selected for the Tiger Awards competition in Rotterdam and won the Jean Vigo Prize. His latest short, A Sunday Morning, was selected at the 2012 edition of La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes and won the Nikon Discovery Award. A Young Poet, his first feature film, has been awarded with the Special Mention at the Locarno IFF. The Park is his second long feature film.