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En festival Hors Amélie Gagnon et Julia-Maude Cloutier 2020

Hors

Amélie Gagnon et Julia-Maude Cloutier / 2020 / 6 min. / Canada

Synopsis

Hors is a dance film on the border of surrealism. It is carried by a reflection on the interior and exterior places. Two women-landscapes merge into one another and transpose themselves into distinct places, from winter landscapes to squeaky uninhabited places, in a quest towards their place of belonging, if there is one. Dissonance between calm and discomfort, the images tell a story that goes on under the flesh, in the interstices of the Self and the Other and proposes the sensitive connection to nature as a space for rooting.
"From childhood I suspected that another reality existed."- Julio Cortázar

Cast & Crew

Cinematographer: Stéphane Thériault
Editor: Elias Djemil-Matassov
Sound: Mathieu Grégoire et Mathieu Laberge
Sound mix: Synchro Production Audio
Sound editor: Alexandre Côté
Artistic director: Jean-Nicolas Demers (scènes intérieures)
Cast: Amélie Gagnon et Julia-Maude Cloutier

Genre


Dance

Topics


Danse, Environment



Trailer

Biography

Julia-Maude Cloutier is a contemporary dance artist based in Quebec. It recommends multidisciplinary collaborations and in situ performances. In recent years, she has been influenced by the eye of the camera which transforms her vision of dance by opening up new creative possibilities both on stage and on the big screen. She directed her first dance dance film Rust (in collaboration with Josiane Roberge in 2019). She is co-founder of the collective CRue with Amélie Gagnon.


Amélie Gagnon is a performer, choreographer and artistic advisor. Before her studies in contemporary dance, she studied literature and philosophy. She collaborates with multidisciplinary artists in favor of an open creative process. Moved by her desire to perceive the intangible, she was initiated into directing with Isabel Rocamora, who would be a decisive encounter. ​Hors​ is her first step into cinema.


Festivals

- 2020 -
In competition | Thessaloniki Cinedance International, Greece
In competition | DanzaTTacks, Spain
In competition | Festival InShadow, Portugal
In competition | FilmFest by Rogue Dancer, USA

- 2021 -
In competition | Dance Camera West, USA
In competition | Opine Dance Film Festival, USA
In competition | Festival International du Film sur l'Art, Canada
In competition | Spring Dancefilm Festival, Spain
In competition | Flatpack Film Festival, UK
In competition | EnCore Dance on Film Festival, Georgia
In competition | Polish Dance Theatre Festival, Poland
In competition | Festival Internazionale del Cinema d'Arte, Italy
In competition | Contact Dance International Film Festival, Canada
In competition | Encuentro Para Cinéfagos (Festival de CineArte en la Frontera), Venezuela
In competition | dance: made in canada, Canada




Photos

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Photo Gallery -  Hors Amélie Gagnon et Julia-Maude Cloutier 2020
Photo Gallery -  Hors Amélie Gagnon et Julia-Maude Cloutier 2020

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