Intershorts #3: Pierre Mazingarbe, director of « Ce qui me fait prendre le train » (F4)


Pierre Mazingarbe (2014)

Translation :

la mouche cfFirst year you attended the festival :
First time with a film selected in the National competition, fifth time I’m coming.

la mouche cfDo have an anecdote about your film ?
The chicken scene was like a circus to shoot where ten actors and five chickens are tossed into the ring together and you have to show the consequent fight.

la mouche cfWhat do (did) you expect from the festival ?
Meeting with the audience.

la mouche cfWhat makes Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival « different » ?
Eclectism and family atmosphere.

la mouche cfHow did you feel/react when you first saw your film screened at Clermont-Ferrand ?   How did the audience react ?
I passed out and was evacuated. I want to thank the Auvergne safeguards hereby.

la mouche cfTell us one something you remember from this year’s festival or from a previous year’s edition.
Wonderful appearance of Céline Salette in La femme de Rio, Bernard Menez’s face in Le Quellec’s short film.
la mouche cfWhere do you see the short film format in 2064 (in 50 years) ?
At last, freed from naturalism, and more than ever, “every man for himself !”

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