A Bike Ride

Tue, 04/12/2011 - 10:00
Tue, 04/12/2011 - 11:45
Bernard Attal

Nina, a young girl whose parents recently divorced, reconciles the uncertainties of life during bicycle rides with her father. Each day they observe the lives of neighbors and share their thoughts about love, death, separation, and the joy and challenges sudden changes bring to one's existence.

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Born in France, Bernard Attalmer decided to dedicate himself to filmmaking at the age of 40. He studied at NYU and the New School, and now lives between New York and Bahia, Brazil. He wrote, produced and directed two short films, 29 Inches, and Rat Island, which participated and won awards in festivals throughout the world. Bernard recently started production on Cara Lucia, a documentary about light in our daily life, and completed production of Os Magnificos, a documentary for Brazilian TV. He is currently developing The Invisible Collection, a feature film based on a short story by Stefan Zweig. In 2008, he was selected to participate in the Talent Campus of the Berlin International Film Festival.