By the Pool

By the Pool

Directed by Karine Bélanger

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2016
Length 14 min 58 s
Formats DVD, Blu-Ray
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

During the heat wave, swimmers flock to a municipal pool. Rain or shine, as the days pass the place takes on a life of its own, and the lifeguards, while immature at times, shoulder considerable responsibilities.

Themes

teenagers, friendship, work relationships

Biography

Karine Bélanger has a Bachelor’s degree in film studies from the Université de Montréal. After working in film restoration, she moved to production. She is currently the coordinator for Coop Vidéo de Montréal and has just completed her first short film, Maîtres nageurs.



Distribution

Théodore Pellerin, Simon Pigeon, Carla Turcotte, Julianne Côté

Team

Production

Andrew Przybytkowski, Karine Bélanger (Coop Vidéo)

Script

Karine Bélanger

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Vincent Biron

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Valérie Gagnon-Hamel

EDITING Sophie Benoit-Sylvestre
Sound Jean-Sébastien Beaudoin-Gagnon, Alexandre Auger, Louis Collin, Bruno Bélanger
Music Peter Venne

Festivals

Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay
Cinévue
Carrousel du film de Rimouski
Festival du nouveau cinéma
Festival de cinéma de la Ville de Québec
Vancouver International Film Festival
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Cambridge International Film Festival
Curta Cinema
Buenos Aires International Film Festival