Programme

PORTRAITISTE

Cyrus Neshvad

Luxembourg, 2019 / 15 min / French original version with English subtitles (FR OV with EN subt.) / Drama, Short

Showcase: Shorts Made In/With Luxembourg

An old disillusioned portrait painter decides to to jump off a bridge.

André, an old disillusioned portraitist is about to jump off a bridge when he is called on his mobile phone. He learns that his eight-year-old granddaughter that he never knew is about to die.

 

Screenings
Mon 11/03 18:30 Kinepolis Kirchberg FR OV EN SUBT. Projection privée https://ticket.luxembourg-ticket.lu/luxfilmfest/webticket/shop?event=26810&kassi...
Cast & Credits
Cast 
Albert Delpy, Hervé Sogne, Lysa Welschen, Brigitte Urhausen, Annette Schlechter
Screenplay 
Cyrus Neshvad
Cinematographer 
Jacques Raybaut
Sound 
Yves Bemelmanns
Set 
Audrey Dhyvert
Music 
Rémi Weisrock
Production 
CYNEFILMS
Biography

Cyrus Neshvad is a Luxembourgish director of Iranian descent. He graduated in Directing from the École Supérieure de Réalisation Audio-Visuelle in Paris and holds a Master's degree in Cinema from the University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. His last three short films L'Orchidée (2012), Antoine (2014) and Fils (2016), financed with private means and produced by CYNEFILMS, had remarkable runs at festivals. Fils was in 157 festivals’ official selection, including some Oscars-qualifying ones. The film won 42 awards including the Lëtzebuerger Filmpräis for best short in 2018.

Filmography
  • 2019 – Portraitiste (short)
  • 2016 – Fils (short)
  • 2014 – Antoine (short)
  • 2012 – L’Orchidée (short)