Oiseau de passage

Wandering Bird
A body is floating in the water. A strange bird is calling and memories come alive again. “Where were you when I was in despair?”, asks the friend. A film about hearing and listening, about speaking out, forgiving and saying farewell.
by Victor Dupuis
with Ilias Largo, Guillaume Fooy
Belgium 2023 French 15' International premiere

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  • Ilias Largo (Rémy)
  • Guillaume Fooy (Guillaume)


DirectorVictor Dupuis
ScreenplayVictor Dupuis
CinematographySamuel Hermand
EditingCélestine Dubois
Sound DesignThomé Dubaux
SoundThomé Dubaux
Production DesignAnnette Gravier
CostumesCélie Hardenne
Make-UpMary Dion
CastingGillie Cinneri
ProducerBénédicte Lescalier
Executive ProducerStivy Fecher

Produced by


Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

www.mediadiffusion.eu/ www.mediadiffusion.eu/

Victor Dupuis

The director and screenwriter was born in Dunkirk and grew up in the countryside of northern France. He first studied film at Lille and then directing at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion (IAD) in Belgium. In 2022, he co-wrote and co-directed the short film Hurricane Sofia with Lili Back. Oiseau de passage is his graduation film.

Filmography (short films)

2022 L’ouragan Sofia (Hurricane Sofia); co-director: Lili Back 2023 Oiseau de passage (Wandering Bird)

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2024


Berlinale Shorts 1

Stadtmuseum / Moi Rai | Circle | Adieu tortue | Oiseau de passage

Sat Feb 17 10:00

Cubix 5

Subtitles: English

Screening for press and industry professionals | With accreditation only

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Mon Feb 19 15:30

Cubix 9

Subtitles: English

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Tue Feb 20 15:30

HKW 2 - Safi Faye Hall

Subtitles: English

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Wed Feb 21 21:30

Cubix 9

Subtitles: English

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Thu Feb 22 15:00

Cinema Betonhalle@Silent Green

Subtitles: English

Shorts Take Their Time - Each film followed by a detailed Q&A

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Fri Feb 23 18:30

Colosseum 1

Subtitles: English

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Sat Feb 24 13:30

Cineplex Titania

Subtitles: English

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