The Sugaring Off Alexandre Isabelle 2016

The Sugaring Off

Alexandre Isabelle / 2016 / 15 min. / Canada / FRENCH / ENGLISH SUBS

Synopsis

Bernard is an austere man whose sole occupation is to care for his beloved Line, who is very ill. Their son organizes a sugaring off party that forces Bernard to reconnect with the exhilaration of spring.

Cast & Crew

Direction: Alexandre Isabelle
Screenplay: Alexandre Isabelle
Direction of photography: Isabelle Stachtchenko
Editing: Élisabeth Olga Tremblay
Sound: Laurent Ouellette
Music: Alain Lamontagne
Mixing sound: Jérôme Boiteau
Artistic direction: Alexandra Bégin
Colors grading: Charles Boileau

Genre


Fiction

Topics


Food and nutrition, Family, Initiation story, Health, Elderly



Trailer

Biography

Professor of philosophy, Alexandre enters the world of cinema through the door of writing. After some screenwriting experiences, he decides to go behind the camera to bring his imagination to its full potential. For him, creation and reflection respond to the same desire, that of "exhausting the field of the possible".

Filmography

2015
Le serrement / 12 min.


Festivals

- 2016 -
In Competition | Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec, Canada
In Competition | Indie Cork Film Festival, Ireland

- 2017 -
Special Screening | Panorama des Cinémas du Présent, Canada
In Competition | Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois et Francophone de Vancouver, Canada
In Competition | Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois, Canada
In Competition | REGARD – Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada
In Competition | Dawson City International Short Film Festival, Canada
In Competition | Festival 48 Images Seconde, France
In Competition | Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Ukraine
In Competition | Reel Shorts Film Festival, Canada
In Competition | Palm Springs Short Fest, USA
In Competition | Rhode Island Film Festival, USA
In Competition | Les Percéides, Canada
In Competition | Guanajuato Film Festival Mexique
Special Screening | Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec, Canada
In Competition | Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival, USA
In Competition | Bogota Short Film Festival, Colombia

- 2018 -
In Competition | Cinema on the Bayou, USA
In Competition | Wandering Wheel, USA
In Competition | Newport Beach Film Festival, USA
In Competition | Festival Intéractif du Cinéma de Lévis, Québec
In Competition | Longue vue sur le court, Canada

- 2019 -
In Competition | Seoul International Short Film Festival, South Korea


Prices

Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec - 2016

- Prix du public - Courts métrages, présenté par MAtv

- Bourse à la création des cinéastes de Québec, présentée par Spira





Notes sur le film

 



Photos

Photo Gallery -  The Sugaring Off Alexandre Isabelle 2016
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