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International Short and Medium-Length Competition

Nothing To See Here Nicolas Bouchez

Nada Para Ver Aqui

This film is a precise and amused look at the geometry of a rather innocuous Portuguese town curiously devoid of human presence. Airplanes and their white contrails disrupt the infinite blue summer sky, the only suggestion of a way out. Nothing To See Here is a dynamic, playful collection of snapshots of daily life where the mundane and the absurd coexist. Playing with shapes, colours, and repetitions, the filmmaker takes a light-hearted approach to explore the relationship between humans and their urban environment. In this short film, meaning springs from a glance—even if there is nothing to see.
— Editorial Team

With the support of the Délégation générale Wallonie-Bruxelles au Québec

competition : Short and Medium-Length International Competition

Nothing To See Here

  • Country : Belgium, Portugal, Hungary
  • Year : 2022
  • V.O : Portuguese
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 16 MIN
  • Cinematography : Nicolas Bouchez
  • Editing : Nicolas Bouchez
  • Production : Victor Candeias
  • Music : Francisco Nogueira
  • Sound Design : Nicolas Bouchez
  • Sound Design : Taymour Boulos
  • Sound Design : Margaryta Kulichova
Filmography of Nicolas Bouchez :

Mr. Smoke (2020)
Information Fatigue (2020)

The film’s journey :

Berlin international film festival | World Premiere, Special Mention from the 14plus Jury

Tirana International Film Festival | Official Competition

Durban International Film Festival | Isiphethu Student Film Competition

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