Bumper (Le Créneau)

Nominated for

Best Short Film

Directed by

Ralantoaritsimba Nirina

18' • France • 2018

Language: 

French

Max is an ambitious young man. He is about to go to his dream school oral exam, but it takes place far away from his house. By luck, his grandmother lives close by, so he can stay at her place while studying his exam. Living with her, he will discover Grandma's secret...

Director's Bio: Nirina Ralantoaritsimba directed her first short film "Double word score" in France in 2010. Then, she started a docu-webseries called "Travel Journal in Abu Dhabi", based on her life in the UAE. In 2013, she co-wrote the feature "Love is in the air", romantic comedy produced by Universal. "My weekend with Meme" is a webseries about her grandmother ("Family genre" award, Vancouver Webfest, 2015). "Bumper" is a short film produced by Reverence, selected at festivals (Jury award at Prague Film Awards, Public award at SF Independent Film Festival, Best film at Canberra Film Festival, Best International at Female Voices Rock Festival in New York). Her new short film "The Quantum Hoop" is based on a docu-webseriers called "Scribo" about the creative and intuitive process.