White Bird (L’Oiseau blanc)
12:00 | Switzerland | 2022
The legendary aviator Charles Nungesser, is adrift in the middle of the ocean on the wreckage of his plane, the White Bird, after a failed attempt to cross the Atlantic. He replays certain scenes of his life and considers his constant relationship with danger and death as his end seems to have finally arrived.
Mathieu Epiney is a Swiss director and musician, born in 1982 in Geneva. After studying at the École Supérieure d’Infographie 3D ARIES Annecy, he worked as a graphic designer and in 2006 lauched a career in audiovisual production. He has directed several animated films, including Trottoir (2009) and Spermathomme (2012). His latest short film Cyclopedes (2014) was awarded the Taurus Studio Prize for Best Soundtrack at the Animatou Festival and the High Swiss Risk Award at the Fantoche Festival.
Mathieu Epiney, Leandro Basso