The Apartment

Justine Gauthier / 2018 / 11 min.

The Apartment Justine Gauthier 2018


For the first time since her divorce, a mother welcomes her two kids into her modest new flat. Her son’s liveliness and her daughter’s questions make for a weekend that wavers between tension and tenderness.


Youth, Childhood, Family

Data sheet

  • Director Justine Gauthier
  • Year 2018
  • Length 11 min.
  • Genre Fiction
  • Versions Original French version, Original French version with International French subtitles, Original French version with English subtitles
  • Sound Stereo, 5.1
  • Available formats Apple Pro Res 422 HQ, H264, Blu-Ray, DCP, DVD
  • Website

Cast & Crew

  • Direction and Screenplay, Justine Gauthier
  • Direction of photograpy, Sarah Baril Gaudet
  • Editing, Catherine Perreault
  • Sound, Alexandre Leblanc
  • Music, Wiktor Tyrchan
  • Sound making, Catherine Perreault
  • Sound mixing, Philippe Lefevbre
  • Actors, Monia Chokri, Shanti Corbeil-Gauvreau et Raphaël Bergeron-Lapointe
Photo Gallery -  The Apartment Justine Gauthier 2018


Justine Gauthier completed a Bachelor's degree in Film at the Université du Québec à Montréal in 2016, where she specialized in editing. After graduation, she worked as an assistant editor at the Post-Modern post-production house and as a film editor on several short films. In February 2017, she made her first independent short film, The Apartment.


- 2018 -
Jury Prize "Tourner à tout Prix !' | Regard sur le Court-Métrage, Canada
In Competition |Fantasia Film Festival, Canada
Special Screening | Les Percéides, Canada
In Competition | Off-Courts, France
In Competition | Festival du film de Saint-Séverin, Canada
In Competition | St-John's Women Film Festival, Canada
In Competition | Cucalorus, Canada
In Competition | Festival du Film sur l'Education, France
In Competition | Images en vue, Canada
In Competition | FICFA, Canada
In Competition | Dumbo Film Festival, USA

- 2019 -
In Competition | Cinema on the Bayou, USA
In Competition | Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada
Relève Québécois Award | Filministes, Canada
In Competition | Vancouver Women in Films Festival, Canada
Special Screening | Semaine de la Francophonie, USA
In Competition | Minikino, Indonesia
In Competition | Made Her Showcase, USA


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