OVALfilm Cologne completed its first fictional movie in co-production with DALVA Films based in Lausanne! “J’ai tout donné au soleil sauf mon ombre” with a wonderful Marine Sleiman in the melancholic main role, was realized in Suisse Romande. DOP Joanna Piechotta shot this 23-minute film on the RED-Equipment from OVAL.equipment. The directors and writers are Valérie Anex and Christian Johannes Koch.
Just like every summer Lynn and her group of friends plunder and occupy together
empty chalets in the mountains in order to organize endless parties. Adrenaline rush is their remedy against monotony. When Lynn comes back home after having been away for a year, she suddenly feels like a stranger among her own.
I gave everything to the sun, except my shadow is an intimate journey into the world and mind of this young woman, striving to love and find her own identity.