Somewhere in Italy, not far from the border with France, a pair of discount sports store boots is put on by a man from West Africa. Once he wears them, he will undertake the night-time crossing of the border, in Montgenèvre, the oldest French winter sports resort. Passed on from hand to hand, from hand to foot, and from foot to hand, the circular path of the boots unveils a mountain territory on the borders of France and Italy, where exchange and solidarity connections are tied in the harshness of winter.
Language: Italian, French
After LE MORT SAISIT LE VIF (2016), he received the Studio Collector award for LONDON CALLING, codirected with Hélène Baillot. Together, they realized the documentary 400 PAIRES DE BOTTES, premiered at IDFA 2020.
Researcher and teacher (Paris 1, Lille 2, Sciences Po Aix), her first film, codirected with Raphaël Botiveau, LONDON CALLING (15’,2017), has been selected for around twenty festivals and exhibitions.
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