Age of fire

Leo Haddad – Age of fire

Hugo is sixteen. He has to spend his easter holidays at his country house, with his mother. He'll meet Céline again, his childhood friend. It's been a long time since they haven't seen each other. She's changed, and him as well...

Diploma project (2013) by Leo Haddad

Professors
Frédéric Mermoud
Tag
fiction

Fiction / 25min

Synopsis

Hugo is sixteen. He has to spend his easter holidays at his country house, with his mother. He'll meet Céline again, his childhood friend. It's been a long time since they haven't seen each other. She's changed, and him as well...

Commentaire

Age of fire has the spontaneity and freshness of the beautiful age with its innocence, its wounds and its laws. Or how, suddenly, as one enters adult life, conditioning and education become barriers. Léo Haddad explores this frontier, questioning it until it subtly cracks. In the places of childhood, the director, close to his actors, stretches a fragile thread between two worlds that had given the illusion of being similar and that during the vacations discover themselves to be completely different.

Elsa Amiel / Réalisatrice