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WITZ

by Martine Doyen

synopsis

Stella, an actress on the sidelines, loses her ability to laugh after a brain injury. Without humour, she can no longer work, her life despairs her, she touches the bottom… Under the advice of her neurologist, she meets Frank, a geologist, driller/blaster in an exploitation, that suffers from the same syndrome.

original title: Witz
working title: No Fun
country: Belgium
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Martine Doyen
film run: 87'
screenplay: Martine Doyen
cast: Sandrine Blancke, Sam Louwyck, Fiona Gordon, Dominique Abel, Marie-Pascale Dube, Pierre Nisse
cinematography by: Carl Rottiers
film editing: Martine Doyen, Frédérique Broos
art director: Raphaël Rubbens
costumes designer: Isabelle Lhoas
music: PILOOT
producer: Anthony Rey
production: Hélicotronc, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française
backing: Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles (BE), Proximus (BE), MEDIA
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