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In festivals The Left Hand Maxime Robin 2022

The Left Hand

Maxime Robin / 2022 / 13 min. / Canada / FRENCH / ENGLISH SUBS / 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
Production : Claudine Thériault

Genre


Fiction

Topics


Sexual Diversity, 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
Prix de la meilleure mise en scène | Fantasia Film Festival, Canada
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


Awards

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




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