Star

Star

Directed by Emilie Mannering

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2015
Length 14 min 58 s
Formats DCP, HDCAM SR, Blu-Ray
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Star follows the path of Tito and Jay, two brothers living in the Montreal neighborhood of Park Extension. Accompanying these young people in their daily life marked by complicity and intimidation, Star tackles themes dear to teenagers: identity and friendship.

Themes

teenagers, friendship, anger, relationships, violence, brother-sister relationships

Biography

Holding a bachelor's degree in graphic design from UQAM, Emilie divides her time between illustration, design and film. She is the recipient of several illustration and design awards (LUX, GRAFIKA, APPLIED ARTS). She wishes to explore the theme of identity through her work.



Distribution

Kevin Geronimo Tejeda, Justin Joselin Geronimo Morris, Jean Josué Junior Petit Frère

Team

Production

Sarah Mannering, Fanny Drew (Colonelle Films)

Script

Emilie Mannering

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Hervé Baillargeon

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Stéphanie L’Allier

EDITING Myriam Magassouba
Sound Guillaume Daoust, Sylvain Bellemare
Music Vybz Kartel, Rien à Perdre

Awards

Festival du nouveau cinéma | 2015 | BEST SHORT FILM
Gala Prends ça court! | 2016 | PRIX MEL'S - COUPE DU COURT, PRIX SODEC, PRIX FILMS 53/12, PRIX AIR CANADA, PRIX COOP VIDEO / CAM, MENTIONS DU JURY
Urban Film Festival | 2016 | PRIX FICTION


Festivals

Festival du nouveau cinéma
Vancouver International Film Festival
Short N’ Sweet
BUFF International Children and Young People’s Festival
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois et francophone de Vancouver
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay
Gala du cinéma québécois
Provincetown Film Festival
Urban Film Festival
Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival
Breakthrough Film Festival