Snowbound

Snowbound

Directed by Alexis Fortier Gauthier

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2011
Length 14 min 50 s
Formats DVD, HDCAM SR, Betacam, 35 MM
Sound Stereo
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Vicky, 13, her figure stuck between childhood and adolescence, secretly bears a heavy burden. When her mother discovers the nature of her troubles, Vicky takes an unsettling decision, in a desperate attempt to reclaim the childhood she has already lost…

Themes


Biography

Quebec City filmmaker Alexis Fortier Gauthier is the director of AFTER ALL (APRÈS TOUT), which won the Genie for Best Live Action Short Drama in 2008, as well as the award for Best Canadian Short Film and the Kodak Award for Best Cinematography in a Canadian Short at the 2007 CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival. He is the graduate of many filmmaking programs in his native province, including the CEGEP François-Xavier Garneau, l’Université du Québec à Montréal, and l’Institut national de l’image et du son (INIS). He is in the process of developing his first feature film with longtime collaborator Géraldine Charbonneau.

Distribution

Ariane Legault, Amélie Dallaire, Christophe Parent

Team

Production Mathieu Denis
Script Geneviève Simard
CINEMATOGRAPHY Philippe Roy
PRODUCTION DESIGN Nadine Lisée
EDITING Nicolas Roy
Sound Martyne Morin, Patrice LeBlanc
Music Sébastien Tremblay

Festivals

Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur, Vancouver International Film Festival, Festival du film de la Ville de Québec, Berlin International Film Festival