The Island

  • Julien Pujol
  • France, Estonia
  • 2023
  • 39'

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After travelling around the world, Nina and Mathieu arrive on an island to spend midsummer with friends. As time passes and the island’s nature slowly begins to assert itself in their consciousness, they become confronted with the emptiness of their desires.

Subtitles: EN

Julien Pujol

Julien Pujol (Lausanne, 1990) is a Swiss director living and working between Tallinn and Paris. He primarily works in the fashion industry, making films for international brands. In 2018, he directed the short documentary Atlantis about migration and his time in South Africa. The Island is his first fiction film.


The Island

Julien Pujol
Nina Aboutajedyne, Mathieu Perotto, Ingmar Jõela, Jessica Luostarinen, Mehdi Largo, Luna Karjakainen
Hampus Nordenson
Laura Rius Aran
Nicolas Tiry, Julien Pujol
The Film Partnership, Solab Films, Cats and Dogs, Parent, Team B
Festivals & Awards
Locarno Film Festival

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