Star

Star

Directed by Emilie Mannering

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2015
Length 14 min 58 s
Formats Blu-Ray, DCP, HDCAM SR
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

adolescence
couples relationships
fighting
identity
siblings
teenage friendship
violence

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, Montréal |2015| En compétition, *BEST SHORT FILM, Les Prix Prends Ça Court! |2016| En compétition, *PRIX MEL'S - COUPE DU COURT, *PRIX SODEC, *PRIX FILMS 53/12, *PRIX PCC *PRIX AIR CANADA enRoute « Québec Gold », *PRIX COOP VIDEO / CAM * Meilleur court métrage de fiction, *Mentiondu Jury x 4, Urban Film Festival, Paris | 2016| En compétition, *Prix Fiction

Festivals

Talent Tout Court! Marché TéléFilm Canada à Cannes, Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Vancouver Int. Film Festival, Short N’ Sweet, Sundance Short Film, BUFF Int. Children and Young People’s Festival Connection Market, Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois et Francophone de Vancouver, Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois, Les Prix Prends Ça Court!, Regard sur le Court Métrage, Les prix du Cinéma Québécois, Talent Tout Court au Centre PHI, Provincetown Film Festival, Urban Film Festival, Soirée SpiraFilm, Halifax Independent Filmmakers Festival, Breakthrough Film Festival