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Rocked by the rhythm of the underground train, with no regrets we fall back to our primitive origins. Primates! Only the strongest will survive – below the surface, are we driven by the laws of nature?

Original Title BIOTOPE
Category Out of competition
Section Animated Nights
Tipology Animation, Short Film
Duration 7' 25''
Production Year 2003
Nationality France
Directed by Merwan Chabane
Screenplay Merwan Chabane
Script Merwan Chabane
Sound Mathieu Delquignies, Sébastien Cabour, Merwan Chabane

biotope regMerwan Chabane

Born 1978, France. In 2001 he graduated at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris (ENSAD) and he is specialised in animation. During his studies he was selected at the International Illustration Festival of Bologne for a work on the texts of Rudyard Kipling. In 2001 he attended the first year at the animation school Le Gobelins. In the same year he created the background for the pilot of the animated series LES GNOUFS and the storyboard for the feature film CLIMAX. In 2003 he made his first short film BIOTOPE and is now working on the animated short film CLICHÉS DE SOIRÉES.

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