Between a rock and a hard place

Director: Cyril Battarel
Englisht title:  Between a rock and a hard place
Original title:  La Croix et la Banniere
2012/ France/ HD/ 10’/ Fiction/ Colour

Script:  Cyril Battarel;  Photography:  Tomas Palombi; Editing: Cyril Battarel;   Sound:   Nicolas Boyer; Leading Actors:  Philippe Awat / Eddie Chignara / Franחois Delaive / Jean-Pol Dubois;  Producer:  Jordane Oudin & Christophe Battarel


Three men are locked in a cell. A priest arrives and offers to hear their confession. But they will quickly discover the true motive for his visit...


After a film degree at the Sorbonne, Cyril Battarel founds Hippocampe Productions with Jordane Oudin and Christophe Battarel. In parallel to his production work, he accumulates experience as an assistant cinematographer on fictions and documentaries, in particular for French TV (France 2, Arte and TV5).


Festival International du Roman Noir de Frontignan (Frontignan, France); Cפtי Courts (Seine-Saint-Denis, France); Peniche Cinema (Paris, France); Journe du Film Court de l’Universit Paris 1 (Paris, France); Le Court Nous Tient (־le-Saint-Denis, France); Les Toutes Premires Fois (Grasse, France); Faites des Courts (Brie-Comte-Robert, France) ; Cinי-Clap (Chartres, France); Chalon Tout Court (Chancon sur Sone, France); Odense International Film Festival (Odense, Denmark) ; Naoussa International Film Festival (Naoussa, Greece); Ecran Libre (Aigues-Mortes, France); International Student Film Festival (Mexico, Mexico)



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