The Skeleton-Woman

Tired and bored by her dull daily life, a young housewife mourns her lost american lover and dreams of a better life, elsewhere. Inside her, the skeleton woman, hidden in the dark, is waiting to be saved.

Release Year : 2009

Duration : 9mn

Director : Sarah Van Den Boom

Video

Awards

  • Best of Festival - Audience choice in the Flip Festival 2011

Art direction, animation and cut : Sarah Van Den Boom

Music and mix : Pierre Caillet

Sound design : Jean-Michel Collet

Animation : Gilles Cuvelier, Gabriel Jacquel, Claire Trollé, Samuel Guénolé (Studio Train-Train), Sarah Van Den Boom

Voice : Marie-Clair Peretti

Intern : Marion Le Guillou

Executive producer : Sarah Van Den Boom

Producer : Richard Van Den Boom

Supported by : the CNC, the CRRAV and the Procirep/Angoa-Agicoa

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Festivals and screenings

  • Selected for the French Cesars 2011
  • Tel Aviv Animix 2013 - Showcase
  • Anima Basauri 2011 - Competition
  • Beyrouth Animated 2011 - Showcase
  • Clermont-Ferrand 2011 - "Contes en courts" program
  • Cortoons 2011 - Competition
  • Kiev Krok 2011 - Competition
  • Miami Romance in a can 2011 - Competition
  • Neum Animation Film Festival 2011 - Competition
  • Providence Womananimation 2011 - Showcase
  • Rozafa Anifest 2011 - Competition
  • Seoul International Women's Film Festival 2011 - Hybrid Animated Films in the New Age program
  • Sens Clap89 2011 - Competition
  • Skopje Animax Fest 2011 - Competition
  • Tehran International Animation Festival 2011 - Competition
  • Vilnius Film Shorts Festival 2011 - Competition
  • Wolverhampton Flip Animation Festival 2011 - Competition
  • Annecy International Animation Festival 2010 - Competition
  • Athens Animfest 2010 - Competition
  • Avanca 2010 - Competition
  • Beauvais Film Festival 2010 - Competition
  • Bègles Magical Nights 2010 - Competition
  • Belfast Cinemagic 2010 - Competition
  • Bradford Animation Festival 2010 - Showcase
  • Bruxelles Anima 2010 - Competition
  • Bucharest Anim'est 2010 - Competition
  • Cacak Animanima International Animation Festival 2010 - Competition
  • Cologne Unlimited 2010 - 'La vie en fiction' Program
  • Ebensee Festivals of Nations 2010 - Competition
  • Espinho Cinanima 2010 - Showcase
  • Hagondange City court Festival 2010 - Competition
  • Hiroshima Animation Festival 2010 - 'Best of the World' program
  • Kaohsiung Film Festival 2010 - Competition
  • Leipzig Dok Festival 2010 - Showcase
  • Meknès FICAM 2010 - Competition
  • Moncton FICFA 2010 - Competition
  • Montreal New Cinema Festival 2010 - Competition
  • Nice 'Un festival c'est trop court' 2010 - Competition
  • Ourense International Film Festival 2010 - Showcase
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest 2010 - Competition
  • Peja Anibar Animation Festival 2010- Competition
  • Rio Anima Mundi 2010 - Competition
  • Sapporo Short Film Festival 2010 - Competition
  • Saint-Petersbourg Multivision 2010 - Competition
  • Segovia 3DWire 2010 - Competition
  • Sitges Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya 2010 - Competition
  • Stockholm FIA 2010 - Competition
  • Stuttgart Trickfilm 2010 - Showcase
  • Troia 2010 - 'French cinéma' program
  • Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation 2010 - Competition
  • Wissembourg RICA 2010 - Competition
  • Buenos Aires Expotoons 2009 - Competition
  • Leeds International Film Festival 2009 - Competition

Broadcasts and movie theatres screenings

  • NBC Italy (2010)
  • TSR Switzerland (2011)
  • Distribution in french movie theatres through the RADI network of the French Short Film Agency (2010-2015) and in the FLUX network in the Hauts de France region