ECORCE

Director:

Samuel Patthey, Silvain Monney

15'

2020

Switzerland

Time seems to have stopped around the Villa when suddenly a silhouette passes. Inside the building, we discover weakened bodies, auxiliary nurses and a black cat as the minutes go by, slowly, repetitively.

“After a year of not being able to hold our elders close, though more precious and vulnerable than ever, Ecorce resonates all the more acutely as a hand-drawn chronicle of old age and communal living. In dancing pencil, chalks and watercolour, its animator-documentarians create a technically magnificent living sketchbook - capturing both the infectious bustle and vitality of community, and the idiosyncrasies of its residents with the delicacy of a line.”
— Jenna Roberts

Showing in event:

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: On Body And Soul

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