THE SAVERINI WIDOW

By Loïc Gaillard



Early Film enthusiast, Loïc studies and graduates from ESEC in 2004. He starts assuming different positions on short films and music videos. Little by little, screenwriting becomes his main activity. He writes with several directors which allows him to collaborate to various projects such as feature films, short films, TV fiction and series. He co-writes The Fear with Damien Odoul and Aude Py (2015 Jean Vigo Award). What is hidden in snow is his first short as a director in 2016. The short is screened in many festivals around the world and is broadcast on OCS, BeTV, ShortsTV & TV5 Monde. The Saverini Widow (2020) is his second short.

Synopsis: Bonifacio 1883, extreme south of Corsica. The widow of the late Saverini lives in an isolated house near the cliffs, with her only son Antoine, and her dow. During the day, she assists women giving birth in town. One night her son is killed in a clash. The murderer flees to Sardinia. Her world falls to pieces...

Drama - 19'50'' - 2K - 2,39 - Coulor - France 2020

Casting: Christiane Conil, Toussaint Martinetti, Cédric Appietto, Marie-Pierre Nouveau
Director: Loïc Gaillard
Screenplay: Loïc Gaillard & Wilfried Méance, freely inspired by the novel Une Vendetta by Guy de Maupassant.
Production: Jonathan Hazan
Cinematographer: Boubkar Benzabat
Set Designer: Astrid Tonnellier
Costume Designer: Chouchane Abello-Tcherpachian
Sound: Laurent Blahay
Editor: Alice Petit
Sound Editor & Sound Mixer: Sylvain Réty   
Composer: Pierre-Antoine Durand

Produced by Les Films du Cygne.
With the supports of the CNC, of the Corsica Regional Fund, in partnership with the CNC, of France 3, of the ADAMI and of the PROCIREP and the ANGOA.