Mutants

Mutants

Directed by Alexandre Dostie

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2016
Length 16 min 32 s
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles, French subtitles

Synopsis

In the summer of 1996, life throws a curveball in the face of Keven Guénette… And it strikes. Guided by his paraplegic baseball coach, Keven discovers the mutation, sex and love.

Themes

love, disabled, sexuality, sport, rural, suicid, preteen

Biography

Born in the rural Quebec that now shade his works, Alexandre Dostie is a poet and performer. On screen, he created in 2010 the poetic web series Sainte-Cécile. Mutants is his first short film.



Distribution

Joseph DeLorey, Tanya Quirion, Jérémy Labonté, Francis La Haye, Sandrine Bisson

Team

Production

Hany Ouichou, Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette (Art & Essai)

Script

Alexandre Dostie

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Vincent Biron

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Joëlle Péloquin

EDITING Stéphane Lafleur
Sound Jean-Sébastien Beaudoin-Gagnon, Sylvain Bellemare
Music Christophe Lamarche-Ledoux

Awards

Toronto International Film Festival | 2016 | SHORT CUTS AWARD
Carrousel du film de Rimouski | 2016 | MENTION SPÉCIALE DIRECTION PHOTO
Whistler International Film Festival | 2016 | CANADIAN SHORT WORK AWARD


Festivals

Guanajuato International Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
Festival du film de St-Séverin
Carrousel du film de Rimouski
BFI London Film Festival
Oaxaca Film Festival
Cinéfest Sudbury
FILMETS Badelona
Calgary International Film Festival
Festival du nouveau cinéma
Festival de cinéma de la Ville de Québec
Le long week-end du court
Festival de cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
SPASM
Festival Images en vues
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Longue vue sur le court
South Western International Film Festival
Festival Vues dans la tête de
Whistler Internationa Film Festival
Canada's Top Ten
Flickerfest International Short Film Festival