L'allée des siffleurs

22 min
1830, a plantation on Reunion Island. 7 year-old Mo, lives with his parents, both slaves. Each evening his father tries to teach him to whistle, but without success. Over time, Mo comes to realise all that hides behind the lessons.

Direction, screenplay: Julien Hérichon (France, 2017)
Cast: Jason Recil (Mo), Kristof Langromme (Célestin), Floriane Vilpont (Betsy), Axel Voisin (Charlie), Daniel Léocadie (Mr Dalleau), Béryl Coutat (Ms Dalleau), Victorine Prigent
Genre: drama
Awards: selection (2018 Tous Courts festival, Aix-en-Provence ; 2018 UniFrance festival)