Little Brother

Little Brother

Directed by Rémi St-Michel

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2014
Length 14 min
Formats DVD, DCP, Blu-Ray
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Antoine, problematic teenager of 14 years old, spends a day with his tutor. For one last time before the latter's departure for Russia, the two «brothers« mess around in the streets of the metropolis.

Themes


Biography

Rémi St-Michel discovers theatre and cinema at François-Xavier Garneau college in Quebec city. In 2010, he directs his first short film Marshmallow which have a respectable festival run and opens him the doors of the cinema program at the University of Quebec in Montreal. For his final studies project, he co-writes and directs The Deer, which wins many prizes around the globe. Encouraged by this success, he goes on with a new short, Little Brother, that world premieres at the Cannes Critic's Week in 2014. The young man from Beauport as many other projects in his head and is actually writing his first feature film with the help of institutions.



Distribution

Étienne Galloy, Eric K. Boulianne

Team

Production

Rémi St-Michel, Eric K. Boulianne, Jean-Sébastien B. Gagnon (Romance Polanski & Klaus Kinky)

Script

Eric K. Boulianne

CINEMATOGRAPHY

François Messier-Rheault

EDITING Sophie B. Sylvestre
Sound Jean-Sébastien B. Gagnon
Music Peter Venne

Awards

Prix Prends ça court! | 2014 | PRIX BIÈRE À L’ANNÉE
Vladivostok International Film Festival Pacific Meridian | 2014 | PRIX DU JURY MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE


Festivals

Semaine de la Critique de Cannes
Guanajuato International Film Festival
Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival
Vladivostok International Film Festival Pacific Meridian
Carrousel du film de Rimouski
Interfilm Berlin : Kuki Youth Program
CinéFest Sudbury
Vancouver International Film Festival
Festival du nouveau cinéma
Séquence Court Métrage
Festival de cinéma de la Ville de Québec
Festival de cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Off-Courts de Trouville
Short’n’Sweet - Centre culturel canadien de Paris
Festival du Grain en Démoudre
Les Percéides
Festival Images en vues
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Cinéma du Québec à Paris
Show Me Shorts Film Festival
Cambdrige International Film Festival
FlickerFest
Paris Court Devant
Festival Le Temps Presse
Semaine de la Critique à Bucharest
De Nevers à l’Aube
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Regard sur le Court Métrage
Prix Écrans canadiens
Kyiv International Short Film Festival
Festival des Cinéma du Monde