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Poster of the Festival


Double Take

© Les films du préau
Un conte peut en cacher un autre

Jakob Schuh, Bin-Han To, Jan Lachauer
2016 - United Kingdom - 1h00

Screenings : sunday 21 - 1:45 pm - Grand Théâtre - followed by a debate with Anastasia Budiashkina - actress thursday 25 - 10:00 am - Centre de congrès - Auditorium - presented and followed by a debate with the film directors
Imagine that Little Red Riding Hood and Show white were old friends in a partnership to get rid of ever-hungry predators or a murderous stepmother. And what would Jack (of beanstalk fame) do if he had Cinderella a his lovely girl next-door? A charming wolf tells us the tale …
Based on Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes by where Dahl humorously re-interprets and subverts 6 traditional fairy tales. The book was published in 1982, and Martin Pope later bought the adaptation rights for his company Magic Light Pictures (which also produced The Gruffalo). But how do you go about adapting a work like this with stories that are not all the same length and that don't have the same tone? “Everything started with the book cover. There is this wonderful illustration by Quentin Blake where a wolf is reading a story to two young children. He's holding a copy of Revolting Rhymes and illustrations of each of the stories are hanging on the wall in the background …”. (Martin Pope)

Cast : Philippe Résimont, Sophie Frison, Nancy Philippot, Thibaut Delmotte, Claire Tefnin, Antoni Lo Presti, Michel Hinderijkx, Noah Lecot 
Voices : X
Screenplay : Jakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer
Cinematography : Alexandra Corréa
Sound : Adrian Rhodes
Editing : Benjamin Quabeck
Music : Ben Locket

Production : Magic Light Pictures

French distributor : Les Films du Préau