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The Left Hand

Maxime Robin / 2022 / 13 min. / Canada / FRENCH / SUBS ENGLISH / Canada

Synopsis

Young Maxime's mother starts worrying about her son when he is declared "not normal" by his 2nd grade teacher. After a distressing visit to the hospital, she decides to confront the teacher, only to see the whole situation in a new light when the most trivial misunderstanding occurs. A short movie about gender, especially when it’s projected on others.

Cast & Crew

  • Screenplay : Maxime Robin
  • Cinematographer : François Gamache
  • Editor : Laura Bergeron
  • Sound : Mathieu Grégoire
  • Sound mix : Martin Lemay
  • Sound editor : Alex Bernatchez
  • Music : Louis-Étienne Santais
  • Artistic director : Pier Ann St-Jean
  • Cast : Oscar Vaillancourt, Evelyne Rompré, Anne-Marie Côté, Marie-Ginette Guay, Maxime Robin

Genre

Fiction

Topics

LGBTQIA+, Childhood

Trailer

Biography

Trained at the Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Québec and at the Mel Oppenheim School of cinema, Maxime divides his time between screen and stage, and works as an actor, a writer and a director. His first short BALLET JAZZ won the creation fund award at the Quebec city CineFest in 2017. He also co-produced, -wrote, and -directed the webseries BEST BEFORE, which won Best webseries at HollyFest, best Comedy at Sidney Webfest and “Coup de coeur Fonds Bell” at FCIAT.

Festivals

- 2022 -
In competition | REGARD – Saguenay International Short Film Festival, Canada
In presentation | Talent tout court - Festival de Cannes, France
In competition | Le long week-end du court, Canada
In competition | Festival de cinéma de la ville de Québec, Canada
In competition | FIN Atlantic International Film Festival, Canada
In competition | Cinémania, Canada
In competition | FICFA, Canada
In competition | Longue vue sur le court, Canada

Awards

- 2022 - 
Prix de la meilleure mise en scène 2022 | Fantasia Film Festival, Canada

Prix Coup de coeur du jury | Longue vue sur le court, Canada

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