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DIRECTORS

 BENOIT LANGE AND PIERRE-ANTOINE HIROZ

AUTHORS

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

CLEMENT COTTENY

JOSHUA PREISWERK

LISON AMIOT

MARGAUX MUGNIER

LETICIA PEREZ TORREIRO

GRAPHICS AND ANIMATION

LOIC DEGENEVE

ROBIN RECORDON

LAETICIA MEDICO

TECHNICAL MATERIAL VISUALS ACTUA FIMLS SA

SOUND MATERIAL ERIC GHERSINU

STUDIO SOUND MASE STUDIO

EDITING WORK BENCH ACTUA FILMS SA

INSURANCES HELVETIA

TRANSLATION

GILBERTE ULRICH

NATHALIE BANK

DEOTIMA CHOWDHURY

SANCHALI MUKHERJEE

RUPSA SARKAR

PHOTOGRAPHY ASSISTANT TO BENOIT LANGE, CHRISTIAN MOUTINHO

WEBMASTER & SOCIAL MEDIA JEROME CHERIX

IN CHARGE OF THE OFFICE CALCUTTA ESPOIR SUISSE, SIMON JULIEN

PRODUCTION

DAVID RIHS – POINT PROD

COPRODUCTION

FREDERIC ANSART DE LESSANE – EPISODE

EMANUEL TAGNARD – RADIO TELEVISION SUISSE

DRJACK PROD

DISTRIBUTION

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

SUISSIMAGE

AND

RADIO TELEVISION SUISSE

SSR SRG

 

SPECIAL THANKS

 To patients and students of Calcutta Rescue projects

Nadia Cantoni

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

Credits

 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.

Camille COTTAGNOUD - head operator

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)
Thomas QUEILLE - editor

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.

Pierre-Antoine HIROZ - co-director
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.

Denis SECHAUD - Mixer

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.

François BERNHEIM - Compositeur
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”.

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