Official Selection

Heart of Gold / Un Cœur d’Or

France 2020
Duration: 12:45
Directed by: Simon Filliot
Screenplay: Simon Filliot, Morgan Simon
Animation: Gilles COIRIER, Souad WEDELL, Marion LE GUILLOU, Julia PEGUET
Technique: puppets
Music: Léonie PERNET
Production/School: Jean-François Bigot, Camille Raulo
Dialogue language: No Dialogue

Who wouldn't give their all for a child? A mother sees an opportunity to escape the hardships of a life of poverty by selling her organs to a sick, very rich, elderly neighbor. And she hands over her own flesh in exchange for gold. Little by little, necessity gives way to a craving for more gold.


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