DOLPHIN MAN | OTRFF5 > Out of Competition > Premiere

The third adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s book for cinema (after those of 1903 and 1910). A little girl walks along the countryside with her older sister, and before she falls asleep she runs into many animals (including a rabbit and a cat) that will be transfigured in her dream.

ANISSA 2002 > OTRFF5 > In Competition

France, 2002. Anissa is sixteen. Her parents are taking her in Morocco to meet her future husband. She doesn’t want to go. Taking advantage of a stop in a service area runs away. Q&A with director.

PUNK À CHIEN > OTRFF5 > In Competition

Joey, a 20-year-old guy, travels the roads of France with his dog. Someday, his dog is bitten. The wound does not heal. Q&A with director.

DOLPHIN MAN | OTRFF5 > Out of Competition > Premiere

There is a microphone and a turntable. There is a storyteller inspired by “Life”, Keith Richards’s Memoir. There is a guitar playing the blues – you can bet it – and there are few Rolling Stones vinyl lp’s. The soundtrack tells the moods while words play between meaning and rhythms. Words and songs follow and push with each other, creating a ride on the memorial prairies of the longest and most authoritative guitarist in rock history.

SHORTCUTS > OTRFF5 > In Competition > International Section for short film “On the Road”

ON THE ROAD FILM FESTIVAL > SHORTCUTS. International Competition Section for short film “On the Road”, Animated, musical video, experimental, narratives, documentary.
Three section from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.


Street vendors, neighborhoods that change, demolition and rebuilding to create a “modern and clean” environment. An entire culture with its traditions threatened by gentrification.

DOLPHIN MAN | OTRFF5 > Out of Competition

Discover the story and legacy of free-diver Jacques Mayol, whose life became the inspiration for Luc Besson’s cult-movie “The Big Blue”. Dolphin Man draws us into the world of Jacques Mayol, capturing his compelling journey and immersing viewers into the sensory and transformative experience of free-diving. The film weaves together stunning contemporary underwater photography of the world’s leading free-divers with intimate testimonies of Mayol’s closest friends and rare film archive, to discover how the “dolphin man” brought a new consciousness to our relationship to the sea and to inner-selves.

7 DAY’S GRAFFITI | OTRFF5 > In Competition Italian Premiere

In a remote area of China, a young man named Sam, the day when he was released, he was told that his long-lost girlfriend, Chelsea, has returned home without any notification. Just for seeing his girlfriend again, Sam decided to stay in town. After that, Sam searched every corner of the county for his first love, Chelsea.

MINGONG | OTRFF5 > In Competition

Mingong ‘is the union of two chinese ideogram, meaning farmer-worker. It is the name with which China was baptized a social class born in the early 1990. 250 million workers that every year from inland campaigns are trying to reach the megalopolis on the coast to look for work. Mingong tells a story in time into the old China which is disappearing nowadays. A faces’ mosaic which reveals a common story: the village, the departure, money, sons, work, the efforts and the absence.

A PARADISE TOO FAR | OTRFF5 In Competition > Italian Premiere

Upon learning of their mother’s death, Samuel and Émilie, two siblings with different abilites, run away from their group home in Northern Quebec. They leave on a skidoo to find the paradise everyone says their mother has gone to.