Skip to main content

The Bell Boy

France, 1997 (MIFF 1998, Fiction)

Director: Renaud Alcalde

An alarm clock rings, awakening our hero, the bell boy. Then, mad panic as the bell boy tries to make it to work on time. A small gem, with superb cinematography, production design and music propelling the story towards it's conclusion - a pay off as satisfying as it is simple.

See also...

Let's Be Friends

A young film director has, for the first time in his life, a meeting with a star... ... More »

Night in Versailles

A delightful French comedy of manners (dedi­cated to Herge, the creator of Tin Tin comics), where a dinner party, designed to seduce, steadily escalates into an evening of farcical ... More »

Lazarov

A group of Russian scientists work on a top-secret program designed to resurrect Soviet power. A reanimated chicken is involved. ... Not in competition. ... D/P/S Nietov L no dialogue TD HD Cam/2010 ... More »

Just Little Birds

It's a family day. Alex, 10 years old, is always on his own. So is Julie. They meet for the first time and play dolls together. She's a teaser. He's curious. Screened at Cannes and Oberhausen. ... More »

Amnesia

In 1901, Professor Humlum is inspired to help amnesiacs ... More »

Uhloz

What would you wish for if you were a twelve year old locked in your room on Christmas Eve? What about a remote controlled toy space craft that could fly, hover and fire missiles right through your ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director