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Joseph Samuel Jacques Julien

David N. Bernatchez / 2014 / 20 min. / Canada / FRENCH

Synopsis

Jacques is 59. Seller by profession, he has been working in Quebec City all his life. The last months though, have been particularly difficult: bereaved of his wife, he is slow to recover. Change of life? Shed of skin? The political context might confuse it's situation, but the narrator insists : Jacques can still hope.

Cast & Crew

  • Directing : David N. Bernatchez
  • Screenplay : David N. Bernatchez
  • Direction of photography : François Gamache
  • Editing : Jacques Jussieux
  • Sound : Normand Lapierre et Pierre Bouchard
  • Music : Louis-simon Lemieux
  • Mixing sound : Eric Pfalzgraf
  • Artistic direction : Sylvain Décarie

Genre

Fiction

Topics

History, Philosophy, Politics, Quebec, Initiation story

Trailer

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Biography

Filmmaker and handyman David N. Bernatchez divides his time between filmmaking, university research and musical performance. His documentaries and essays focus on anthropology from different angles: mourning, political resistance, sport. He never met a dictator.

Festivals

- 2015 -

In competition | Festival de Cinéma de la ville de Québec, Canada

- 2016 -

In competition | Canada Shorts Film Festival, Canada
In competition | Cinema on the Bayou, USA
In competition | Roma Cinema DOC, Italie
In competition | Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois,  Montréal Canada
In competition | Hong Kong Art House Film Festival
In competition | Toronto Art House Film Festival
In competition | Chicago Blow-up Film Fest, USA
In presentation | Musée de l'Amérique Française, Qc Canada

- 2017 -

In presentation | Maison de la littérature, Canada 
In presentation | Mois Multi, Canada

- 2019 -

In presentation | Cinéma on the Bayou

Awards

- 2016 -

Best Documentary Short, Honk Kong Art House Film festival

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