cut the chit chat

Cut The Chit Chat

In a small hair salon, 8 boys get their hair cut. They're between 12 and 18 years old. Their backgrounds, paths and social environments diverge. While the agile hands of the hairdresser work on their hair, I ask them questions about the world.

Director Bio

Léa Forest is a french director and writer born in 1988. Her first feature film, "The Endless Days of Youth", co-directed with Cosme Castro has been introduced during the Locarno Festival in 2016. "Cut the Chit Chat" is her first documentary.


  • Directed by:Lea FOREST
  • Written by:Lea FOREST
  • Produced by:Sarah DERNY
  • Runtime:25 mins
  • Completion Date:November 10, 2019
  • Country of Origin:France
  • Country of Filming:France
  • Language:French
  • Category:Non-Fiction
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 9
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 5th Ballymahon Library 5 - 6pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 6th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Website

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