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Based on the graphic novel “Baume du Tigre” by Lucie Quéméner (Éditions Delcourt) France Culture Prize / Selection of the Angouleme Festival 2021 

Bourse SSA – Société Suisse des Auteurs pour l’adaptation

Sélection au 17ème Forum de Namur de production (37ème Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur)

 

BAUME DU TIGRE

TIGER BALM

François Yang

Fiction – Drame

Lorsque Edda, 17 ans, est confrontée à l’opposition de son grand-père pour poursuivre ses études, elle décide de faire la grève avec ses sœurs. Elle se résout à s’enfuir vers la grande ville pour trouver la liberté…

 

Francois Yang was born in Fribourg (Switzerland) and graduated from the cinema department of ECAL (Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne / University of Art and Design, Lausanne), in 2003. He completed his education at la Fémis (French national film school) and earned a master’s degree in cinema from University de Paris VIII. After having directed several short film, among other “One magic evening”, he directed his first feature film  “The Soul of the Tiger“, which premiered at the Zurich film festival.

He has also directed several documentaries, which were shown on primetime on the Swiss television channel, on TV5 Monde, France Television, RTBF and among others, in the festival “Visions du Réel”, in Nyon.

Filmographie /Filmography (selection)

2019: Heidi en Chine (Heidi in China) – documentary, 80′
2016: L’âme du tigre – (The Soul of the Tiger) – feature film, 91′
2014: Mooncake – short film 14′