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Christophe M. Saber

CH-FR

19′

Festivals

WORLD PREMIERE - Locarno Film Festival
Nuit du Cinéma

Synopsis

Three best friends, Jimmy, Samy and Sofi, have the idea of a lifetime: transforming a chocolate vending machine into a pot-vending machine. 

Also, there’s a dog in the film.

Crédits

With

Michaël Paz

Cyprien Colombo

Youssef Sahraoui

Written and directed  by
Christophe M. Saber
DOP
Dino Franco Berguglia
Edit
Maël Lenoir
1st AD 

Louis Pagès
Continuity
Sonia Pfeuti
Sound
Björn Cornelius, Benjamin Benoit
Art
Benjamin Mornet
Wardrobe
Elodie Vionnet
Make-up
Fabien Celhay

Productions
Box Productions
Capricci Films

Canal+

In coproduction with

RTS

 

Biographie

Born in Cairo/Egypt, in 1991. Egyptian/Swiss nationality. He graduated from an American College in Cairo in 2009. He then completed a short school of digital filmmaking in the U.S before enrolling for a BA degree in Filmmaking at the University of Arts and Design of Lausanne (ECAL) in Switzerland in 2010. He wrote and directed several fictions as well as documentaries and experimental films. In 2014, he graduated from ECAL with a bachelor’s degree in cinema with first class honors. DISCIPLINE is his diploma film and premiered during the 2014 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival. The short film went on to win the Swiss Academy Award along with 90+ international prizes in more than 200 international film festivals. In 2016, he released his first documentary feature film, THE VALLEY OF SALT, which premiered at Thessaloniki and Hot Docs Film festival in Toronto. He completed and released PUNCHLINE and SACRILEGE in 2017. In 2018, Canal+ and SoFilm offer him the opportunity to write and direct the adaption of a short story by french novelist Hervé Commère “TOMATIC”. The film went on to have its premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival 2018.