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Tom wants home

Tom wants home

Non-competitive programs Thematics programs Normandie, cinéma en région

Thursday 7 | 3pm


Gary & Tom, father & son, are deaf. It's holidays. They hitchhike on a rest area to head South. This is an adventure for Gary but Tom wished they could go by car like everybody else…

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Tonnerre de l'Ouest - Website

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Tonnerre de l'Ouest - Website

Director(s) :
Arthur Bacry
Marianne Gaudillère

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Arthur Bacry

After studying cinema at Paris 8 University, Arthur Bacry worked as a film director and editor for associations and local authorities. In 2015, he directed his first self-produced short film, "Une place", selected in several festivals in France and abroad. He is involved in and leads the authors' office within the Plateforme's professional network in Nantes, and in 2022 he directed his first produced short film, "Tom veut rentrer". He is currently developing several short films and a mini-series project.

Marianne Gaudillère

After studying geography in Bordeaux, Marianne Gaudillère worked for several years in the distribution of short fiction and animation films. Since 2013, she has led writing, programming and directing workshops for various audiences (schools, prisons, popular education, etc.), which inspire her writing. She lives and works in Nantes, and "Tom veut rentrer" is her first short film set in a freeway service area.

25th Off-Courts Trouville from September 7 to 13 2024

The call for entries will be from April 10 to June 12, 2024 on

The program will be announced from July 17, 2024

Practical information :

All festival activities are free and open to all.
Cinema screenings are available free of charge with tickets, which can be collected on the day of the screening from the festival reception.