August 18, 2021
The Father
August 18, 2021


Synopsis: Arriving in a new town with his father, Jim, a gifted 11-year-old boy has to participate in a young scientist competition with his new classmate Emma. Jim convinces her to secretly build a real air balloon. Pursuing his father’s dream of going to space, Jim drags her into an adventure which brings them closer.

Director’s Biography: Olivier Pairoux is the production designer and artistic director of the Belgian TV channels RTL TVI and Club RTL. He also works as an independent artistic director for major brand campaigns and music video clips. But his real artistic ambition lies in writing and filmmaking. In 2017, he shot his first short film as author and director. His film, “Puzzle”, is a poetic sci-fi tale with singer and actor Philippe Katerine and Cosmo, a kid robot designed by Stéphane Halleux.