A Woman and Her Car

A Woman and Her Car

Directed by Loïc Darses

Genre Documentary
Country Quebec
Year 2015
Length 28 min 22 s
Formats DVD, DCP, Blu-Ray
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

December the 31th, 2003. Lucie decides to write a letter to the man who abused her from the age of 8 to 12 years old and resolves herself to bring it to him in person, wherever he may be.

Themes

childhood sexual abuse, family relationships, mother-son relationships, rape, taboos

Biography

Loïc begins in 2012 a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film production at the Université du Québec à Montréal. There he makes his first foray into filmmaking by directing several documentary short films. As graduation project, he now offers elle pis son char: his first purely autobiographical and personal work.



Distribution

Lucie Tremblay

Team

Production

UQAM

Script

Loïc Darses

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Hubert Auger, Lucie Tremblay

EDITING Amélie Hardy
Sound Philippe Lefebvre
Music Max Romain

Awards

Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal | 2015 | MENTION SPÉCIALE DU JURY
International Film School Festival | 2015 | BEST DOCUMENTARY
Festival du film étudiant de Poitier | 2015 | MENTION SPÉCIALE DE LA CRITIQUE
Prix Prends Ça Court! | 2016 | PRIX L'INIS, PRIX TV5 / UNIS, PRIX AQCC, PRIX SPIRA, MENTIONS DU JURY
Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay | 2016 | MENTION DU JURY COURT DOC
Busan International Short Film Festival | 2016 | JURY GRAND PRIZE
Festival Vue sur Mer | 2016 | PRIX BEST SHORT FILM
Partie de Campagne | 2016 | PRIX DU JURY DOCUMENTAIRE
Kyiv Molodist Film Festival | 2016 | BEST STUDENT SHORT DOC
Festival Signes de nuit, Paris | 2016 | GRAND PRIX DU MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE
Plein(s) Écran(s) | 2016 | GRAND PRIX POST-MODERNE DU MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE


Festivals

Sundance Film Festival
Cinema On The Bayou Film Festival
Rotterdam International Film Festival
Doc Lisboa
Hamburg International Short Film Festival
Festival International du Film Policier de Liège
Busan International Short Film Festival
Belgrade International Film Festival
Festival Belo Horizonte
Festival Signes de Nuit
Jahorina Film Festival
Tabor Film Festival
National Taiwan University Art Festival
Short N' Sweet #11 - Centre culturel canadien de Paris
St. Louis International Film Festival
Off-Courts de Trouville
Partie de Campagne
Indiespace Theater
Festival signes de nuit
Kyiv Molodist Film Fest
Anchorage International Film Festival
Festival Tous Écrans
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Regard sur le court-métrage au Saguenay
Festival international du film ethnographique du Québec
Cinéma Paraloeil
Talent Tout Court au Centre Phi
Vue sur Mer
Cinema Politica
Le Sémaphore
Festival du film de la Ville de Québec
Carrousel du film de Rimouski
Le long week-end du court
Optique Main Film
Festival Plein Écran
Salle Pauline Julien
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Renedz-Vous with Madness Film Festival
Calgary International Film Fest
Festival Signos de Noches
Kasseler Dok Fest
Tel-Aviv International Film Festival
International Film School Festival
Festival du film étudiant de Poitier
Sehsuechte Student Film Festival
International Student Film Festival CineMAiubit
Zagreb Film Festival