Jardins-Catastrophes

Jardins-Catastrophes

Directed by Alan Lake

Genre Experimental
Country Quebec
Year 2015
Length 18 min 13 s
Formats Fichiers numériques seulement
Sound Stereo
Version No dialog

Synopsis

Eager for everlasting embraces, drinking life through volcanic eruptions, a group of beings is, at once, gracefully mutated by nature and estranged by a fierce but beautiful force, in an improbable land at a crossroads between a flourishing garden and a disused factory.

Themes

human relationships, dance, men-women relationships, sexuality, violence, art, nature

Biography

Alan Lake is a performer, choreographer, film director and visual artist. The essence of his work defines itself by gathering those disciplines to a common place, as a way to generate movement. Driven by his desire of creation, he founded Alan Lake Factori(e), producing stage performances like Là-bas, le lointain (2012) and film projects such as Jardins-Catastrophes (2014).



Distribution

David Rancourt, Esther Rousseau-Morin, Arielle Warnke St-Pierre, Odile-Amélie Peters

Team

Production

Pierre-René Bonette (Sagaworld Films)

Script

Alan Lake

CINEMATOGRAPHY

François Gamache

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Alan Lake, Jean-Nicolas Demers

EDITING Jason Arbour
Music Simon Elmaleh

Festivals

Festival de cinéma de la Ville de Québec
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay
Chorescophe
Festival TransAmériques
Festival Mural