Written and directed by Emmanuel Rouglan
Shot on 35 mm (Kodak) with anamorphic lenses (Panavision).
Production Company: Humeur Locale
Director of Photography: Sylvain Rodriguez
Sound: Jules Wysocki
Original Soundtrack: Isabelle Van Brabant
Cast: Nathan Gabily, Philippe Durand, Cécile Coustillac, Daniela Labbe Cabrera, Séverine Batier
Traumatized by his girlfriend's suicide, Jakob sleepwalks. He sees a psychiatrist, who gradually throws him off balance. He falls in love with Alice...
Born in 1982, Emmanuel Rouglan has written and produced plays for more than 10 years. "The Dream Book" is his first movie. He is currently working on his first feature film, in English.
In Official Competition at the Fantastic Film Festival in Lund (Sweden), september 2011.
Other festival (and not festival related) screenings in France, the US,...
Quote: "Frightening, disturbing, oppressive. There are physically and psychically violent scenes. The last scene is shocking." The French Approval Commission's motivation for forbidding the film for under 12 in France.
First French film shot with Kodak Vision 3 200T.
Regarding the post-production (35 mm prints): 35mm processing and photochemical timing (no digital intermediate). Digital version only for dvds, vimeo....
Great review (in French): http://www.fichier-pdf.fr/2016/06/09/critique-1kult/