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Lost in California

A series by Mathieu Rochet, 2022

After “Lost in Traplanta”, a new chapter opens for this series that blurs the line between fiction and documentary and explores hip hop culture from a humorous angle. This time, Larry (Kody Kim) is delving into Los Angeles in an attempt to unearth an iconic and hugely anticipated album by Dr. Dre.An opportunity to delve into the motherland of Gangsta Rap and meet its creators.

Larry, a dreamy Frenchman, is about to move in with his girlfriend when he makes a terrible mistake: he promises her a copy of Detox by Dr. Dre for their housewarming party. Problem number one: the album doesn’t exist. Problem number 2: Larry doesn’t know that. Larry has four days to get back to LA in search of the holy grail of US Rap.Dr Dre himself put out some teasers about the album back in…

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Technical Info & Short Credits

Format
Series, Social Media
Genre
Documentary, Fiction
Duration
5 x 15 min
Technique
Animation, Live action
Director
Mathieu ROCHET
Producer
Sara BRÜCKER
Director of photography
Emile DARVES-BLANC
Editing
Alexandre DONOT
Illustration
Anouk RICARD
Original music
MIL BEATS, CHILL
Assistant director
Cosmos KIINDARIUS
Sound engineer
Christopher COLE
Camera assistant
Karim MEG, Sébastien ROCHE
Artistic consultants
Soren BAKER, Joseph LEINBERG
Technical equipment
JOKYO IMAGES, TITRA STUDIOS, STUDIOS DE BILLANCOURT, PROMIXMASTER, SUPER STUDIO
Sound editing and mixing
Guillaume TIBI
Calibration
Martin VIGNALI
Credits and titles
Matte SUPREME
Assistant editor
Paolo VINCENT
Coproduction
ARTE France, Resistance fIlms, Temps noir

Credits

Casting

Larry
Kody Kim
Destiny
Jennifer Marie
Rap God
Masta Ace

Unique features

  • A series that blurs the line between fiction and documentary

    A story written with a mix of actors and real people, leaving room for improvisation.

  • Meeting up with musicians and activists

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