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Everyone Sees Noon At His Doorstep

Paris, 1572; A protestant wife plans to come clean to her catholic husband about her new found faith, unaware that a religious genocide is currently underway.

  • Matt Gall
  • Matt Gall
  • Simon Bell
  • Matt Gall
  • Mélanie Coint-Bavarot
    Key Cast
  • Aurélien Ritter
    Key Cast
  • Ethan Bourke
    Director of Photography
  • Jayson Mengel
    Audio Department
  • Matt Gall
  • Megan Gansberg
    Production Manager
  • Meng Li Tan
    Art Department
  • Jamal Abawi
  • Aislynn Maczyszyn
    Hair & Make-Up
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Period
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 17, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    6,000 AUD
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  • Shooting Format:
    Digital - Canon C300
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  • Student Project:
  • Pasadena International Film Festival 2021

    United States
    'Official Selection'
  • West End Film Festival 2021

    'Official Selection'
  • Los Angeles Lift-Off Festival 2021

    United States
    'Official Selection'
  • Culver City Film Festival 2021

    United States
    'Official Selection'
Director Biography - Matt Gall

Born in Australia and currently residing in Los Angeles, Matt Gall kickstarted his filmmaking adventures at the age of eight with his parent’s video camera and the LEGO Steven Spielberg Moviemaker Set.

Throughout his work Matt is driven by a passion to inspire and entertain, with his personal favourite aspect of films being the deep conversations that arise after viewing a film that has touched your heart in a unique way.

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Director Statement

‘Chacun voit midi á sa porte’ is a French expression which when translated means, ‘Everyone sees noon at his doorstep’. It refers to the notion that every individual is solely concerned with his or her personal interests, and each feel their subjective opinions as objective truths.
Everyone sees noon at his doorstep. Everyone believes that the sun begins to set on their home first.
When the phrase is uttered, the common response is, ‘Inutile de discuter’; it is ‘Useless to argue’, since every individual sees themselves as right.
I was both surprised and unsurprised during my research to discover that human behaviour has not changed a whole lot over the last few hundred years. Individuals in power intend on retaining it through any means necessary. Organisations shake in fear at the idea of another group being considered their equal. Propaganda encourages us to believe that certain religions, races, and groups of people are the cause of our problems.
Those descriptions primarily come from the events surrounding ‘The St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre’ that this film depicts, but I’m certain that whilst reading them several other historical or more recent events came to your mind.
Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it and I hope that this film can do justice in drawing parallels between history and our modern lives.
I always pray that yesterday was the worst we had to endure and that today, through love and an acceptance of differences, we can start anew.