A cracked material looking like bark… Time seems to have stopped around the Villa, when suddenly a silhouette passes. Inside the building we discover weakened bodies, auxiliary nurses and a black cat. Between an episode of «The Young and the Restless» and a yogurt, we watch the time go by, slowly, repetitively. Only crucifixes, radios, and puppets, kept as relics in the rooms, appear to resist time. Then all of a sudden, there is a loud crash…

Director Bio

Samuel Patthey and Silvain Monney were born in 1993. They studied Animation at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) in Switzerland. Both of them directed a few short animation films before the teamed together to direct Peel. They are based in Fribourg, Switzerland, where they work as freelance film animation directors and illustrators.


  • Directed by:Samuel Patthey & Silvain Monney
  • Written by:Samuel Patthey & Silvain Monney
  • Produced by:Mark Olexa & Francesca Scalisi
  • Runtime:15 mins
  • Completion Date:September 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Switzerland
  • Country of Filming:Switzerland
  • Language:No Dialogue
  • Category:Animation
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 14
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 6th Bridgeways Ballymahon 3 - 4pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 7th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Website

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Still Voices 2021 Programme Announced

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 15 September, 2021

The full programme for the 2021 Still Voices Film Festival has been announced.

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Terence Davies & Pat Collins Directing Masterclass

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  • 22 September, 2021

Terence Davies & Pat Collins Directing Masterclass at Still Voices 21

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Terence Davies to Attend Still Voices 21

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 22 September, 2021

Acclaimed Director Terence Davies to attend Still Voices Film Festival 2021.


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