Le frère (the brother) | Documentary short film

Living with an illness that is causing him to lose the use of his body, Kaïs is awoken every morning by a different member of his family. While his body is paralyzed, at night he dreams that he is the hero of his favorite manga, along with his brothers, Fehd the bodybuilder and Zaid the ninja.

**Festivals and awards **

  • Gala Québec Cinéma Montreal /// French Canadian Short Documentary of the year

  • Sydney Short Film Festival Sydney /// Best Documentary Short

  • RVQC Rendez vous Québec Cinéma Montréal

  • Regard / Saguenay International Short Film Festival Saguenay

  • HOT DOCS 2020 Toronto

  • Belleville Downtown Doc Festival Belleville

  • Norwegian Short Film Festival Grimstag

  • Palm Springs International ShortFest Palm Springs

  • The Extraordinary Film Festival Namur 2021

  • Athens Short Film Festival

  • AFI DOCS Films Festival Silver Spring

  • 28 minutes.

  • Distributor : Les Films du 3 mars.

  • Clotilde Vatrinet / cvatrinet@f3m.ca

  • Written and Directed by Jérémie Battaglia
  • Production : Les Films Extérieur Jour – Amélie Lambert-Bouchard
  • Director of photography : Jérémie Battaglia
  • Artistic director (animation) : Jin Park Hyun
  • Editing : Andrea Henriquez
  • Sound Design : Marie-Pierre Grenier
  • Sound Mix : Isabelle Lussier
  • Music :** Anaïs Larocque**
  • Sound : Jérémie Battaglia and Lenny Fontaine
  • Actors (voice over for animation) : Dai Tabuchi, Keita Jimmy Hara
  • With the participation of : Sanaa Skalante Karouani, Fouad Karouani, Zaïd Karouani, Kaïs Karouani and Johan Fehd Karouani