Programme

Sur le fil

Thierry Besseling, Loïc Tanson

Luxembourg, 2017 / 15 min / French OV with English subt. / Drama

A boy gives up his dream of tightrope walking to take care of his lion taming father.

In the Bogaerts circus, Chal, 15, has to give up his dream of becoming a tightrope walker to take care of his father, a lion tamer who cannot run the show anymore. Chal will have to face Sara, a lioness with an erratic behaviour.

Screenings
Mon 06/03 19:00 Utopolis Kirchberg FR OV with EN sub. Public
Cast & Credits
Cast 
Pierre Marx, Franck Sasonoff, Denis Jousselin
Screenplay 
Thierry Besseling, Loïc Tanson
Cinematographer 
Narayan Van Maele
Sound 
Billy Miquel, Angelo Dos Santos, Michel Schillings
Set 
Christina Schaffer
Music 
Kyan Bayani
Production 
Juliette Films
Distribution 
Paul Thiltges Distributions
Biography

Thierry Besseling and Loïc Tanson have been working together for 8 years. In 2010, they directed their first short, “Laaf” in Luxembourg. Three years later, they shot “Le Faux Départ” in Burkina Faso. For seven years they have been working together with Rui Eduardo Abreu on the documentary “Eldorado”, which was picked up by the Luxembourg City Film Festival’s documentary competition in 2016. “Sur le fil” is their third short. 

Filmography
  • 2016 - Eldorado
  • 2015/2017 - Routwäissgro (TV Series – 3 episodes)
  • 2013 - Le faux départ
  • 2013 - Comeback (TV Series – 3 episodes)
  • 2011 - Laaf (short)