In a trench during the first world war, a French soldier becomes paralyzed with fear. His mind disconnects from reality and escapes to a world where wars are fought by toys.

"La Détente" is an animated short movie produced and directed by Pierre DUCOS and Bertrand BEY. The film was created with technical support from KAWANIMATION, sound design by "Face B", and original music by Patrick STEMELEN.

Official selection Clermont-Ferrand Shortfilmfest 2011, France
Best of Show award - SIGGRAPH ASIA 2011, Hong kong
Children award - Festival national du film d’animation, Bruz France
Jury Special Award - IAF, Istanbul Turkey
Best Environment Design award - View awards 2011, Turin Italy
Best Animation award - 6th Sapporo International Short Film Festival, Japan
Jury award - OFF Court Festival 2011, Trouville France
Jury Special award - Les Percéides Québec
Best Short film award - Festival du film francophone d’Angoulême, France
Official selection Annecy 2011, France

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