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Roseline Like in the Movies

Sara Bourdeau / 2020 / 15 min. / Canada / FRENCH / SUBS ENGLISH

Synopsis

Roseline is a renowned actress with an impressive career. After a lifetime on camera, she gets ready to play her greatest role yet. Fiction and reality blur together, surfacing a deeply buried secret—then: lights, camera, action.

Cast & Crew

  • Screenplay : Sara Bourdeau
  • Cinematographer : Simon Lamarre-Ledoux
  • Editor : Odrée Lapointe
  • Sound : Simon Bellemare
  • Sound mix : Isabelle Lussier
  • Sound Design : Samuel Gagnon-Thibodeau
  • Artistic Direction : Yola van Leeuwenkamp
  • Production : Némésis Films

Genre

Fiction

Topics

Cinema, Family, Women and feminism, Initiation story

Trailer

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Biography

Sara Bourdeau is a script writer and a director based in Montréal. She holds a master’s degree in Fines Arts from Concordia university. She also studied history and agriculture. She wrote and directed many shorts film that have travelled around de world. The Scent of Rain (2016) won many prizes such as jury price at Off-courts de Trouville, France. Roseline Like in the movies (2019) is her tenth short film. Sara Bourdeau is now working on the script of her first feature, We’re Not Out of the Woods Yet, a northern thriller with an inch of dark comedy.

Festivals

- 2020 -
In competition | Vues dans la tête..., Canada
In competition | Les rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Canada
In competition | Kingston Canadian Film Festival, Canada
In competition | ClujShorts, Romania
In competition | Davis Feminist film fest, USA
In competition | Fantasia International Film Festival, Canada
In competition | Mammoth Lakes Film Festival, USA
In competition | Women make waves, Taiwan
In competition | Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada

- 2021 -
In competition | Cinema on the Bayou, USA
In competition | Destiny City Film Festival, USA
In competition | Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois et Francophone, Canada
In competition | Canadian Film Fest, Canada
In competition | Made Here Showcase, USA
In competition | Cinema Sisters International Film Festival, USA
Best Canadian Short Film | Hamilton New York International Film Festival
In competition | The Quarantine Film Festival, Bulgaria
In competition | Minikino Film Week – Bali International Short Film Festival, Indonesia
In competition | Vail Film Festival, USA
In competition | Festival International du Cinema de Kinshasa (FICKIN), Democratic Republic of Congo

Awards

- 2021 -
Special Jury award - Narrative short | Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival
Best Canadian Short Film | Hamilton New York International Film Festival

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