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Against the wind

Alexis Fortier-Gauthier / 2016 / 10 min. / Canada / FRENCH / SUBS ENGLISH

Synopsis

While their band is on tour in Montreal, two longtime friends face their inner demons. The tension broke out during a performance and jeopardizes their friendship and the future of the group.

Cast & Crew

  • Direction : Alexis Fortier-Gauthier
  • Screenplay : Alexis Fortier-Gauthier
  • Direction of photography : François Messier-Rheault
  • Editing : Myriam Magassouba
  • Sound : Guillaume Daoust
  • Music : Tommy Joubert
  • Artistic direction : Marie-Pier Fortier

Genre

Fiction

Topics

Drama, Music, Relations, Violence

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Biography

Trained at UQÀM and INIS, Alexis Fortier Gauthier co-directed in 2004, the documentary On the Quai de la Gare, awarded to the RVCQ. He then signed the short films After All (Genie Awards 2008), In the Snow and Gaspé Copper. The latter obtains a nomination in the category "Best short or medium length" Jutra in 2014. In 2016, he co-directs the feature film Ink and Blood and continues his year with two shorts, Without words and The wind in the face.

Festivals

- 2016 -
Festival de cinéma de la Ville de Québec, Canada
Festival de cinéma des Gens d'ici, Canada

- 2017 -
Festival Cinémental, Canada
Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival, USA
Rendez-Vous Québec Cinéma, Canada

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