Snowbound

Snowbound

Directed by Alexis Fortier Gauthier

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2011
Length 14 min 50 s
Formats DVD, HDCAM SR, 35 MM, Betacam
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

teenagers, abortion, pregnancy, mother-daughter relationships, sexuality

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 de cinéma de la Ville de Québec
Berlin International Film Festival