Ardent Other

a film by

France | 16'13" | 12/2022 | animated documentary

A stunned crowd faces a fire.
The threat has no name, a diffuse anguish spreads.
Fear needs to be conjured, fire must be turned into a sign.

Square Eyes - Lauriers 20233
Square Eyes - Lauriers 20233

Alice Brygo


Born in 1996, Alice Brygo is graduated from ENSAD Paris and Le Fresnoy. Her artistic practice is situated at the borders between documentary, fantasy cinema and art installation. Her short film « Soum » premiered in Berlinale Shorts and was awarded Best Student Film in GoShort and Grand Prize at Brive cinema festival.


Ardent Other – 2023 – 16’
Soum – 2021 – 31’
Peripheral Islands – 2020 – 20’

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Director: Alice Brygo
Screenplay: Alice Brygo, Paulo Gatabase
Producer: Le Fresnoy: Luc-Jérôme Bailleul
Cinematographer: Alice Brygo
Sound editing: Paul Lajus, Alice Brygo
Sound Recording: M’Hand Abadou Djezaira, Clémence Dufieux, Benjamin Poilane
Sound Design: Paul Lajus
Editor: Alice Brygo
Composer: Fatma Pneumonia, Paul Lajus
VFX: Nathan Ghali
Cast: Clara Dessertine


  • Visions du Réel, Switzerland (21 – 30 April, 2023)
    International Short and Medium Length Competition


Press materials

EPK: Click here

Stills, poster & director’s photo: Click here

English and French dialogue list: Click here

Downloadable trailer: Click here