BENOIT LANGE AND PIERRE-ANTOINE HIROZ
BENOIT LANGE AND CLAUDE MURET
HEAD OPERATOR CAMILLE COTTAGNOUD
HEAD SOUND OPERATOR INDIA, KEVIN PINTO
HEAD SOUND OPERATOR WALES, ERIC GHERSINU
EDITOR PARIS MIKE FROMENTIN
ASSISTANT EDITOR PARIS LEA CHATAURET
EDITOR GENEVA THOMAS QUEILLE
ORIGINAL MUSIC PARIS FRANCOIS BERNHEIM
ARRANGEMENTS PARIS THIERRY DE NEUVILLE
ORIGINAL MUSIC GENEVA KEVIN QUEILLE
NARRATION FRANK SEMELET
BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY BENOIT LANGE
WRITING OF COMMENTARIES TIFFANY TAVERNIER AND BENOIT LANGE
SOUND ENGINEER KEVIN PINTO AND ERIC GHERSINU
MIXING DENIS SECHAUD
CALIBRATION RODNEY MUSSO
HEAD OF PRODUCTION HELENE FAGET
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT LEA GENIQUE
ASSISTANT TO BENOIT LANGE, DIRECTION ASSISTANT MYRIAM RACHMUTH
POST PRODUCTION TECHNICIANS
LETICIA PEREZ TORREIRO
GRAPHICS AND ANIMATION
TECHNICAL MATERIAL VISUALS ACTUA FIMLS SA
SOUND MATERIAL ERIC GHERSINU
STUDIO SOUND MASE STUDIO
EDITING WORK BENCH ACTUA FILMS SA
PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT TO BENOIT LANGE, CHRISTIAN MOUTINHO
WEBMASTER & SOCIAL MEDIA JEROME CHERIX
IN CHARGE OF THE OFFICE CALCUTTA ESPOIR SUISSE, SIMON JULIEN
DAVID RIHS – POINT PROD
FREDERIC ANSART DE LESSANE – EPISODE
EMANUEL TAGNARD – RADIO TELEVISION SUISSE
JOSE-MICHEL BUHLER – ADOK FILMS
WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF
L’OFFICE FEDERAL DE LA CULTURE (DFI)
CINEFOROM with the support of the LOTERIE ROMANDE
WITH THE SUPPORT OF
RADIO TELEVISION SUISSE
To patients and students of Calcutta Rescue projects
To her parents for having let me go to Calcutta 55 times and supported
during the years spent in this city
Bertrand Tavernier, Emmanuelle de Riedmatten, Francis Reusser, Benjamin Lange, Johanna Lange, Uma Ahmad, Catherine Argi, Dr Arijit, Anil Bhandari, Marguerite Chablais, Goutam Chakravartti, Connie Choudhuri, Shomir Choudhuri, Father Cunan, Xavier Dambrine, Dr Manjuri Deb, Néa Garcia, Alakanada Ghosh, Haïjul, Shashi Jaiswal, Ajit Karar, Kevin Monteiro, Valérie Lange, Henk Loos, Nabina, Michel O Riley, Myriam Pichard, Dr. G. M. Rahaman, Dr. Reba Ray, Shukla Rebeiro, Ruby Sen, Saira Stephanos, Subashis, Pamella Wyn, Maria Yu et Yves Zbaeren
The filming crew
Behind the movie...
Benoît LANGE - director and scriptwriter
Born in 1965, Benoît Lange takes his first pictures to show Jack Preger’s work in the streets of Calcutta in 1989. Two years later, a first photograph book is born “In Calcutta, the doctor of forgotten people” became a best-seller. This was the beginning of a long career as photographer which led him to travel all over the world.
Camille Cottagnoud is a highly skilled “foot soldier” of documentaries in which he immerses himself. This head operator, from the Valais, held the camera for Fernand Melgar’s films (Exit, La Forteresse), Pierre-Yves Borgeaud (Retour à Gorée) and Manuel von Stürler’s “Hiver Nomade”. He has earned many prizes including a Gold Bayard in Namur and the Grand Prize of the Camerimage festival in Poland.
Kevin Pinto mainly works with international crews for feature films, documentaries, fiction and business films. The profession (National Geographic, BBC, Animal Planet, Channel 5, ITV, PBS, ARTE…) consider him an asset in the sound environment, often difficult to meet in India.
Kevin PINTO - head operator (India)
At the age of 20, Thomas Queille starts the Ecole de Cinéma of Geneva where he realises his first short films. He meets Pierre Morath, and collaborates regularly with this Geneva author-director. In 2012 he works as 1st assistant and head editor of “Chronique d’une mort oubliée”, a film which was recompensed with a golden nymph at the Monte Carlo festival, before he shot and edited a feature film by Pierre Morath, “Free to run”.
Mike Fromentin, young Parisian originated from Normandy, FEMIS degree is an enthusiast of beautiful pictures. He started his training by obtaining an audio-visual BTS and became head editor for the cinema. He worked on many feature films (Max & Ienny, One o One, Ne te retournes pas…), series and numerous documentaries for television.
Mike FROMENTIN - head editor
Pierre-Antoine Hiroz was originally a mountain guide while training as assistant director for documentaries. Since 1985, he devotes his time exclusively as director. His work is directed towards documentaries (over 20 productions) reports and fiction (l’Enfant et les loups, Premier de cordée, La Grande crevasse,…) these projects have received numerous prizes in various international festivals.
Claude MURET - author and co-scriptwriter
Claude Muret is a graduate of law of the Lausanne University. He has worked at the Cité des Sciences as cultural engineer. He collaborated on about forty films as script-writer, co-director or actor, amongst which Yves Yersin’s “les Petites Fugues”, Christine Pascal’s “Le Petit Prince a dit” as well as “Pas les flics, pas les noirs, pas les blancs” by Ursula Meier.
Founder, administrator, director, sound engineer with Masé. Has a diploma from IAD (Institut des Arts et Diffusion) in Brussels, Denis has worked in the field of sound for pictures since 1986 for television and cinema.
Kevin was Queille grew up with music from childhood. It was obvious to him that he should make it his profession. Composer since 2007, he works on very varied projects, out of which the films: “Chronique d’une mort oubliée” (Gold Nymph in Monte Carlo) and “Free to Run”. In 2016 he joins the Dr Jack film adventure and composes some of the music.
Kevin QUEILLE - Composer
François Bernheim is a composer. He has collaborated with a great number of artists (Renaud, Gérard Lenorman, Marie Laforêt, Serge Reggiani) and composed many titles for Patricia Kaas (Mon mec à moi, d’Allemagne, ..) he writes and composes for advertising, television and cinema, namely the song “Il Mio Rifugio” which accompanies the film “Tandem” by Patrice Leconte.
Rodney MUSSO - Colorist
Rodney Musso benefits from a long experience in feature films and plays admirably with colours. Close collaborator of Luc Besson, he worked as calibrator during nearly eight years for no less than 36 feature films, amongst which “Home”, “Taken 1 & 2”, ”Hitman” or “L’Homme qui voulait vivre sa vie”.