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The Record

Director: Jonathan Laskar Country: Switzerland year: 2022 Running Time: 8:38 Technique: 2D computer Category: Short film [up to 10 min] Producer: Sophie Laskar-Haller Distributor: no distributor The program:


An antique music instrument dealer recieves a magical vinyle record from a traveller: “It reads your mind and plays your lost memories”. Obsessed by this endless record, the antique dealer listens to it again and again, and the memories reemerge until one last and most painful memory is revealed:...

Director's BIO

Born in 1978, Jonathan Laskar studied visual arts at the University of Aix-Marseille and classical double bass at the Conservatory of Aix-en-Provence. In 2000, he moved to Germany, in the city of Weimar, to study architecture at the Bauhaus-Universität.

After a few years of professional experience as an architect in Basel, Jonathan Laskar studied animation at the Lucerne University of Art and Design (Switzerland), where he obtained a master’s degree with his graduation film De terre et d’encre produced by Claude Barras.

Since 2013, he lives in Geneva and works as an independent animation filmmaker. After having collaborated on several films in various studios, he directed with «The Record» his debut film.