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X2000 poter.jpg
Film's poster
Directed by François Ozon
Produced by Olivier Delbosc
Marc Missonnier
Written by François Ozon
Starring Denise Aron-Schropfer
Bruno Slagmulder
Lucia Sanchez
Flavien Coupeau
Lionel Le Guevellou
Olivier Le Guevellou
Cinematography Pierre Stoeber
Edited by Dominique Petrot
Fidélité Productions
Release date
  • 21 November 1998 (1998-11-21) (Greece)
  • 21 October 1999 (1999-10-21) (Sweden)
Running time
8 minutes
Country France
Language French

X2000 is a 1998 short film directed by François Ozon.


A naked man (Bruno Slagmulder) wakes up in a luxury loft, which is a residential building in an unidentified European city, after a particularly wild New Year's Eve party of the year 2000. He finds a naked woman (Denise Aron-Schropfer) in his bed, and obviously he does not recognize or remember her. He walked naked through the apartment and discovers a pair of partygoers – two young boys, identical twins (Lionel Le Guevellou and Olivier Le Guevellou), in a sleeping bag, hugging each other. He looks out the window and recognizes a man (Flavien Coupeau) and woman (Lucia Sanchez) making love in the apartment across the street, while the woman who was sleeping beside him wakes up, and takes a bath. While he looks at what is happening across the street, he falls off the table he was sitting on, and lands on the floor, breaking a glass. This noise wakes up the twins. He goes into the kitchen to throw the pieces of broken glass away, and discovers ants underneath the garbage can. He goes into the bathroom and tells the women in the bath about the plague of ants in the kitchen.



In the year 1999, the film won two awards at International Short Film Festival Oberhausen:

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