A young man walks into winter, trying to fulfil his most hidden desires: a love encounter with another man, and an encounter with the absolute, and Christian spirituality. GPS Signal Lost tells about his inner journey featuring snowy landscapes of the Jura Mountains, a medieval courtly novel, and a gay dating app on a smartphone.
Shot on black and white Super 8 mm, the film takes us on a contemplative, ascetic quest, that intertwines the present time with a distant past.
Directing, camera, field recordings, voice-over: Pierre Voland
Editing: Sébastien Demeffe, Pierre Voland
Studio recording and sound editing: Sébastien Demeffe, Cyril Mossé
Sound mixing: Cyril Mossé, Thomas Ferrando
Super 8 scan: Laurent Tenzer – Filmfabriek
Grading: Sébastien Demeffe
Diffusion: Valéria Musio
Production manager: Ellen Meiresonne
Production: Atelier Graphoui, Pierre Voland
Supported by the French Ministry of Culture, Direction régionale des affaires culturelles de Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Aide individuelle à la création 2020
Black & white – 4/3 – stereo
Distribution format : DCP, 16mm
Special mention of the Georges de Beauregard national prize, FID Marseille 2022.
Outstanding art exploration award, Beijing International Short Film Festival 2022.