In suburban housing estates in France, young people are wishing for money and success. Their dreams even clog up the air conditioning ducts until everything begins to drip. What might happen if you swallow light?
by Anaïs-Tohé Commaret
with Fatime Coulibaly, Adiara Coulibaly, Foussein Coulibaly, Emma Gonzales-Commaret
France 2022 French, Bambara 22’ Colour International premiere


  • Fatime Coulibaly (Little Girl)
  • Adiara Coulibaly (Mom)
  • Foussein Coulibaly (Uncle Who Cleans)
  • Emma Gonzales-Commaret (The Adoloscent)


Director Anaïs-Tohé Commaret
Screenplay Anaïs-Tohé Commaret
Cinematography Nicolas Jardin
Editing Anaïs-Tohé Commaret, Rafael Torres Calderón
Sound Simon Péneau
Music Alexandre Teiller (City_Links)
Sound Design Alexandre Teiller
Set Design Konstantin Kyriakopulos
Assistant Director David Camarou
Executive Producers Luc-Jérôme Bailleul, Estelle Benazet
Producer Eric Prigent

Produced by

Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains

https://www.lefresnoy.net/fr https://www.lefresnoy.net/fr

Anaïs-Tohé Commaret

The French-Chilean director was born in Vitry-sur-Seine, a suburb of Paris. She studied at the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris and continued her education at Le Fresnoy – Studio national des arts contemporains.

Filmography (short films)

2019 Amor sur mama 2021 Eso que nos lleva 2022 8

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2023