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The long wail of a passing train slips into the heart of the ghosts and everything explodes in silence

Anne-Marie Bouchard / 2020 / 7 min. / Canada / FSD


An experimental animated film built around a single sound recording that evokes travel, the need to communicate, solitude, fragility, the desire for freedom, the arrival of fall, and our ephemeral existence.

Cast & Crew

  • Director : Anne-Marie Bouchard
  • Colorist : Julie Pelletier
  • Sound mix : Peak Media
  • Production : Anne-Marie Bouchard




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Anne-Marie Bouchard lives and works in Québec City. She has been making videos since 1999. Her films are an experimental, avant-garde experience—impressionistic and evocative: a cinema of poetry. She is a seeker of images, a discoverer of sounds, an explorer of cinema and media art, her work intimate and eclectic and artisanal. Her films delve into the ephemeral and the fragile, gesture and disappearance. She is interested in the impact colour and sound have on the emotive body, and in revealing the aesthetic potential in images of the everyday.


- 2020 -
En compétition | Festival du nouveau cinéma - FNC, Canada
En compétition | Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Italy
En compétition | Animario | Madrid International Contemporary Animation Festival, Spain
In competition | Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, Germany
In competition | ANALOGICA, Spain
In competition | Les Sommets du cinéma d'animation, Canada

- 2021 -
In competition | Plein(s) Écran(s), Canada
In competition | Brussels Independent Film Festival, Belgium
In competition | Traverse Vidéo, France
In competition | Tricky Women Animation Festival, Austria
In competition | Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada
In competition | Experiments in Cinema International Film Festival, USA
In competition | Halifax Independant Filmmakers Festival, Canada

- 2022 - 
In competition | Cinema on the Bayou, USA
In competition | Athens Animfest, Greece
In competition | Ann Arbor Film Festival, USA
In competition | Ribalta Experimental Film Festival, Italy
In competition | Moving_Image_Arts International Short Film Festival, Canada
In competition | Wide Open Experimental Film Festival, USA
In competition | Moviate Underground Film Festival, USA
In competition | SPLICE film fest, États-Unis
In presentation | Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, Canada
In competition | International Independent Persian Experimental Short Film Festival, Iran


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