Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Cyril Battarel
Three prisoners are locked in a cell. A priest arrives and offers to hear their confession.
Director In 2009, after a film degree in Cinema at Sorbonne University, Cyril Battarel founded Hippocampe Productions with Christophe Battarel and Jordane Oudin. In parallel to his activities at Hippocampe, he joined the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Louis-Lumière to accumulate shooting experiences as cameraman or as cinematographer assistant on fictions and documentaries. In 2012, he produced and directed his first short film, Between a Rock and a Hard Place (La Croix et la Bannière), selected in numerous international festivals.
  • Original title La Croix et la bannière
  • Director Cyril Battarel
  • Duration 10
  • Production year 2012
  • Category Short Film
  • Subcategory Fiction
  • Gender Drama
  • Nationality France
  • Producer Hippocampe Productions
  • Dialogue language French
  • Subtitle language English
  • Intérpretes Philippe Awat, Eddie Chignara, François Delaive, Jean-Pol Dubois