« Suffering from Alzheimer’s, a pensioner is facing his caregiver going mysteriously missing. Confused, he looks for her in his nursing home’s hallways but he is prey to disturbing apparitions… » Coming from the directing course at 3IS PARIS, the lost of her grandfather to Alzheimer’s inspired Elise Huyssen to create « DECLIN ». Immersed in genre films, the young director suggest a thinner and more relatable line between rational and supernatural through this first movie, eager to question our connection to the immaterial throughout her cinema.
WW0711 statement: Using genre language to comment on a difficult health topic. Well made!
Director, Writer: Elise Huyssen
Producer: Pierre-Yves Seurin
Key Cast: Laurent Claret, Aurrore Streich