Programme

PORTRAITISTE

Cyrus Neshvad

Luxembourg, 2019 / 15 min / French OV with English subt. / Short, Drama

Kino um Glacis - Drive and Walk-in

An old disillusioned portrait painter is about 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 27/07 21:30 FR OV with EN subt. | Glacis Public https://www.luxembourg-ticket.lu/en/8/eid,26366/start,0/detail.html
Cast & Credits
Cast 
Albert Delpy, Hervé Sogne, Lysa Welschen, Brigitte Urhausen, Annette Schlechter
Screenplay 
Cyrus Neshvad, Guillaume Levil
Cinematographer 
Jacques Raybaut
Sound 
Yves Bemelmans
Set 
Audrey Dhyvert
Music 
Rémi Weisrock
Production 
CYNEFILMS
Distribution 
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 ran in the official selections of 157 festivals, 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)