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Magnetic Beats

Magnetic Beats

Original Name: Les Magnétiques
English Name: Magnetic Beats
Year: 2021
Run time: 98 min
Language: French, English, German
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: France, Germany
Director: Vincent Maël Cardona
Producer: Toufik Ayadi, Christophe Barral, Marc-Benoit Créancier
Cast: Thimotée Robart, Marie Colomb, Joseph Olivennes
Screenplay: Vincent Maël Cardona, Chloé Larouchi, Maël Le Garrec, Rose Philippon, Catherine Paillé, Romain Compingt
Cinematographer: Brice Pancot
Editor: Flora Volpelière
Sound Designer: Mathieu Descamps, Pierre Bariaud, Samuel Aïchoun,
Music Composer: David Sztanke
Costume Designer: Gwendoline Grandjean
Production Designer: Marion Burger
Production Company: Easy Tiger, Srab Films
World Sales: Indie Sales
World Sales Phone: +1 33 44 83 02 27
World Sales Email: festival@u-indiesales.eu

Festivals:

  • Cannes FF 2021

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2021 Magnetic Beats

Director’s Biography:

Vincent Maël Cardona was born in Brittany in 1980. He entered the directing department of the Fémis and won the 2nd prize of Cinéfondation with Coucou-les-Nuages, his graduation film. Magnetic Beats is his first feature

Synopsis:

Brittany, 1980s.


A bunch of friends yearning for excitement broadcast a free radio station from their hometown in the countryside. Jerome leads it with unique charisma while Philippe, the technical genius, lives in the shadow of Jerome, his big brother.


When called for the military service, Philippe has no choice but to leave for West Berlin. He’s determined to keep on broadcasting, but realizes that he just lived the last glorious moments of a world on the verge of extinction.