Directed by Charles Gervais
|Length||13 min 54 s|
|Formats||DVD, DCP, Blu-Ray|
|Version||Original French version, English subtitles|
After a violent car crash, alone in front of his steering wheel and unable to move, Henri is confronted by the ultimate fear. In a deafening collision of the elements, he will have to accept the inevitability of death in order to embrace life.
Charles Gervais started his career in filmmaking in 2002 in Africa co-directing a series of short documentaries (Winner of the Best Canadian Film at the Montreal’s Film Festival Vues d’Afrique in 2004). When Life is a dream was his first feature documentary, presented in 2005 by Radio-Canada Television. In 2005-2007, he wrote and directed the film ¿¡ Revolución !?, that portrayed the Don Quixote’ quest and persona of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in his attempt to liberate Latin America. Official Selection at Hot Docs, the film was presented by Télé-Québec and Seville Pictures. In 2007, he co-directed Manifestes en série, a documentary manifesto series that won best directing and was a finalist in eight categories at the Gémeaux Awards. His last feature film, Shadows Within, shot in Cambodia, was awarded for Best Editing and Best Sound at Gémeaux Awards and finalist for Best Documentary Society.
Niels Schneider, Alexandra Ordolis, Normand D’Amour, Nathalie Coupal
Mathieu Denis, Hany Ouichou (Art & Essai)
|Sound||Martyne Morin, Sylvain Bellemare, Serge Boivin|
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