Marius Borodine

Marius Borodine

Directed by Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2010
Length 15 min 15 s
Formats DVD, HDCAM
Sound Stereo
Version French subtitles, Original English Version

Synopsis

Genius Marius Borodine's spectacular new invention that can transform any and all objects into drinkable water, bewilders the public, scientific communities, and the family of the misunderstood creator, especially after he takes one step too far.

Themes


Biography

In the last eight years he has been directing television commercials, Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais has won international acclaim. He has seen three of his spots make the prestigious CANNES ADVERTISING AWARDS shortlist. Emanuel was also honored with the Best Directing Award at the PUBLICITÉ CLUB DE MONTRÉAL and the CREA AWARDS in 2004, 2007, 2008 and nominated for the same award in 2005. After having directed three shorts, he is presently developing two feature films: Birthmarked and Whitewash, respectively produced by ITEM 7 and MICRO_SCOPE. Both projects have already received the support of Telefilm Canada and the SODEC.



Distribution

Vincent Hoss-Desmarais, Geneviève Laroche, Gaston Caron, André Sauvé, François-Xavier Dufour, David Alexandre Després

Team

Production

Vincent Hoss-Desmarais, Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais

Script

Marc Tulin

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Jean-François Lord

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Krysto Krysto

EDITING Claude-Antoine Guibord
Sound Andres Norambuena, Pascal Beaudin
Music Phil Electric

Awards

Prix Prends ça court! | 2011 | GRAND PRIX CANAL+, PRIX PHI GROUP
Festival Images en vues | 2010 | PRIX DU MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE
Imagine Science Film Festival | 2010 | NATURE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD (BEST SHORT)
Fantasia | 2010 | PRIX DE COUP DE COEUR DU JURY


Festivals

Kansas City Film Festival
Canadian Institute
Pacific Cinematheque
Reel Shorts
Best of Imagine Science
Genie Awards
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
River Run IFF
Top Ten Toronto
SPASM
Court-Circuit
Festival Images en vues
Festival du micro cinéma de Lanaudière
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Imagine Science film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
Edmonton International Film Festival
Gimli Film Festival
Fantasia
BuSho
Festival du film Juste pour rire
DC Shorts