Just Philippot, director of The Swarm

« I needed to talk about the agricultural world. »

After several short films, Just Philippot directs his first feature film, The Swarm. Written by Jérôme Genevray and Franck Victor during the So Film’s residence dedicated to genre cinema, this ecological-horrific thriller is about a widow who begins a grasshopper’s farm. The director talks to us about his aesthetic choices.

Interview : Caroline Veunac

Photography : Paul Gombert

Temps de lecture 5 min

14 juin 2021.

Just Philippot


The Swarm, by Just Philippot, available on the 16th of June.

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