L'appartement

L'appartement

Directed by Michel Lam

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2012
Length 11 min 30 s
Formats DVD, HDCAM SR
Sound Stereo
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

A young woman is doing construction work in her apartment. She is interrupted by the arrival of her sister. They are late for an event.

Themes

love, mourning, lonelyness, brother-sister relationships

Biography

Born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Michel D.T. Lam studied film at the Université du Québec à Montréal and the Institut national de l'image et du son. His first two short films, Plus ou moins trente and Sur le quai de la gare, won him a few prizes and traveled worldwide around the festival circuit. He directed numerous projects ranging from short fiction to documentary and television. In 2008, his first documentary feature, …and music, produced by the National Film Board of Canada, was hailed by critics and also traveled the festival circuit. He is presently writing two feature fictions, Les désordres familiers and Elle et lui. He is also working on a book of interviews with French director Olivier Assayas published by VLB Editors.



Distribution

Evelyne Brochu, Julie Le Breton

Team

Production

Ian Jaquier (Laterna Films)

Script

Michel Lam

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Julien Fontaine

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Guillaume Couture

EDITING Alexandre Leblanc
Sound Stéphane Barsalou, Patrice Leblanc, Louis Desparois
Music Philippe Brault

Festivals

Off-Courts de Trouville
Festival de cinéma de la Ville de Québec
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois et francophone de Vancouver