Nicolas Provost

Exoticore, 27'





Exoticore, 27'

Exoticore, 27′, Color, 2004, 35mm

Exoticore is a touching tale about modern-day people trying to find their place in the world. A story about an immigrant from Burkina Faso and his attempts to find emotional and economical prosperity in Norwegian society. A dark journey into exoticism.

Jury statement Uppsala International Shortfilm Festival:
‘Told with a cutting edge style of visual and dramatic structure, an odyssey through multicultural society with its alienation and prejudices that powerfully unleashes reflection.’

Cast: Issaka Sawadogo
Written & directed by Nicolas Provost
Producer: Nicolas Provost
Cinematography: Tore Vollan
Editing: Nico Leunen
Sound Design: Senjan Jansen
Assistant Director: Cathrine Myhre
Coproducer: Victoria Ghent
Supported by The Flanders Audiovisual Fund

Grand Prize, Asian International Shortfilm Festival, Seoul, Korea
Grand Prize, De Kortste Nachten Shortfilm Festival, Antwerp, Belgium
Best European Film Award, Festival du Film de Vendôme, France
Best Actor Award, Festival Du Film De Vendôme, France
Special Jury Award, Uppsala Shortfilmfestival, Sweden
BlueFIRE Special Commendation, Kinofilm Manchester International Short Film Festival, UK
Jameson European Award, Brussels International Shortfilm Festival, Belgium
Best Actor, Brussels International Shortfilm Festival, Belgium
Urban Culture Award, Brussels International Shortfilm Festival, Belgium
Audience Award, International Bunker Film Festival, Ventimiglia, Italy
Audience Award, Silhouette Film Festival, Paris, France
Honorable Mention, The Norwegian Shortfilm Festival, Grimstad, Norway
Special Mention Fiction, Vila Do Conde International Shortfilm Festival, Portugal
Best Actor, Abidjan International Shortfilm Festival, Ivory Coast
Amor de Twinski