OUBLIER BABYLONE

By Thomas CHEYSSON, Yves NILLY

LES POISSONS VOLANTS - as PROD

Drama - Development 2014

2003-Few weeks before war,Simon arrives in Bagdad. He has a letter from his father, a former diplomat.To prevent the war, Simon has to give the letter in secrecy to Saddam Hussein; Watched over, interrogated, Simon runs away from the country. He falls in love, loses the letter: everything shatters.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Thomas CHEYSSON, Yves NILLY
    • Writer(s)
    • Thomas CHEYSSON, Yves NILLY
    • Producer(s)
    • Sophie GOUPIL (Les Poissons Volants)
    • Synopsis
    • Simon shows up in Bagdad in secrecy, few weeks before the war begins. His father, former diplomat, seems to lose his mind. He gave him a letter for Saddam Hussein, a letter that could stop the war to come. Watched over, interrogated, threatened, nothing unfolds as it should. Simon falls in love with Farida, loses the letter, runs away from the country. Little by little, he realizes that he walks dangerously on his father’s trace. Following a vanished world, Simon loses control. Everything shatters, as his father’s memory.
    • Partners & financing
    • looking for European coproducers
    • Production schedule
    • pre- production: october- december 2013
      shooting: january- february 2014
      post- production: march- september 2014
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jan 01, 2014
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