Premier jour – L'arrivée

Premier jour – L'arrivée

Documentary, 9 min.

Title E:The First Day – The Arrival

by Fernand Melgar

Switzerland, May 2000

After going to look for Bruno in Brazil two years earlier, the Aymon family are waiting, frantic, at the Geneva airport for his younger sister, on her way from Haiti.

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Directed by: Fernand Melgar
Written by: Fernand Melgar

World Premiere: May 2000
Original Version: French, colour, 35mm, 9 min.


Production: Association Climage, Les Productions JMH, RTS Radio Télévision Suisse
Producer: Fernand Melgar

Cinematography: Camille Cottagnoud
Editing: Fernand Melgar
Sound: Blez Gabioud
Music: Julien Sulser

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World Rights: Les Productions JMH

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Distribution Switzerland: JMH Distributions SA

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Premier jour – L'arrivée

© JMH Distributions SA

Premier jour – L'arrivée

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  • Solothurn, Bundesamt für Kultur, Swiss Film Award, Best Short Film 2001 (Nomination)