La guérison

La guérison

Directed by Louis-Thomas Pelletier

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2010
Length 8 min 48 s
Formats DVD
Sound Stereo
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

On the eve of an important exhibit, a painter experiencing a creative void accuses his therapist of having killed the artist inside him, threatening to sue him if he doesn't return him to "how he was before". The tension that will grow between the two men will drive them to commit acts with unforeseen consequences.

Themes

artist, anger, self esteem, profesional life

Biography

Louis-Thomas Pelletier has been working for 12 years in advertising creation. His work has been rewarded by 7 nominations at the Cannes Festival and more than sixty trophies in local and international contests. His two novels are currently being adapted for the big screen, one in Quebec, the other in the United States. A member of the Kino movement, he directs short films that he usually finances himself. He is collaborating for the first time with a producer and presenting one of his works in a festival also for the first time.



Distribution

Simon Delage Scott, Patrice Dusseault

Team

Production

Alain Bessette (Gaspacho Films Inc.)

Script

Louis-Thomas Pelletier

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Manuel A. Codina

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Marie-Justine Guerin

EDITING Louis-Thomas Pelletier
Sound Patrick Dion Penman

Awards

Festival de cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue | 2010 | GAGNANT DU PRIX COUP DE COEUR DU PUBLIC


Festivals

Ciné-Franco
Court-circuit
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Festival du film Juste pour rire
Fantasia
NSI Exchange
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Festival de cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue