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THE BIRTH OF NARCISSUS

by Hugo Parthonnaud

synopsis

A young agoraphobic and megalomaniac scientist expresses a strong contempt for his fellows. Obsessed with a physical paradox he can't seem to solve, he decides to clone himself, since, according to him, only a brain similar to his can accomplish his work. After some time, the clone's presence becomes problematic...

international title: The Birth of Narcissus
original title: La Naissance de Narcisse
country: France, United Kingdom
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Hugo Parthonnaud
film run: 88'
release date: FR 30/05/2018
screenplay: Hugo Parthonnaud
cast: Sergeï Philippenko, Laure Massard, Derek Robin, Olivier Parthonnaud, Yannick Valmorin, Jean-Paul Dix, Tony Simonneau
cinematography by: Sacha Parthonnaud
film editing: Hugo Parthonnaud
costumes designer: Marine Dévé
music: Romain Corbisier
producer: Hugo Parthonnaud
production: Les Films à Fleur de Peau, August Twenty Four Films