Anatole

Elbe Stevens Short film - 2011 - 8 min.

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Historical short film about Anatole Deibler (1863-1939), who during his fifty-year career executed almost four hundred people. Stevens shows a day in the life of this notorious French executioner. Deibler, a taciturn man, doesn’t take much notice of the excited audience, almost tenderly clears up the remains of the drama and displays a mild-mannered side one wouldn’t expect from a hangman.

Credits

Director(s) Elbe Stevens
Script Elbe Stevens
Producer(s) Tony Knoop
Andre Jeursen
Kasper Peters
Elbe Stevens
Production Company
Lake Productions
Co-producer(s)
Tony Knoop
Director of Photography
Production Design
Lieke Willems
Editing
Synco Schölvink
Sound Design
Sound Editor
Sound on Set
Visual Effects
Music
Cast
Production Country
Netherlands