Struggle

Struggle

Directed by Sophie Dupuis

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2012
Length 24 min
Formats DVD, DCP, HDCAM
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Ariane lives in Val-d’Or. She will soon stay in the big city. So she gets ready to leave everything behind and to say bye to her brother. But the sexual tension between them, that they always struggle with, seems to take all the place.

Themes


Biography

Sophie Dupuis is a young filmmaker from Val d'Or, who studied at Concordia and UQAM. She has shot several short films, including J'viendrai t'chercher, in 2007, who made an extensive tour of festivals where it won several awards. In 2008, she was fortunate to be invited to France to shoot her movie Si tu savais Rosalie, through the import / export Festival Off-Court of Trouville-sur-Mer. Meanwhile, she directed the short film Felix and Malou, who was nominated in the Best Short Film at section 2011 Jutra. She has just finished her latest short fiction, The young writer and filmmaker currently developing a web of interactive fiction as well as writing her first feature film that tells a story from the mines in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue.


Distribution

Noémi Lira, Antoine Paquin, Sonia Vigneault

Team

Production Metafilms
Script Sophie Dupuis
CINEMATOGRAPHY Marie Davignon
PRODUCTION DESIGN Nadine Lisée
EDITING Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
Sound Patrice Leblanc (Bande À Part)
Music Sébastien Tremblay (Compositeur), Jim Angellilo, Dominic Pigeon

Awards

Remise de prix Prends Ça Court! |2013| En compétition *Gagnant : Prix ARRQ Meilleure mise en scène, Prix Coupe du Court Vision Globale, Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois |2013| En compétition *Gagnant : Meilleur court métrage de fiction, Regard sur le court métrage |2013| En compétition *Gagnant : Meilleure réalisation, Olhar de Cinema Curtiba, Brésil |2013| En compétition * Gagnant : Award for Artistic contribution

Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival, Festival du Film Francophone de Namur, Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Ciné-Campus de l’Outaouais, Uppsala Film Festival, French Film Festival UK, Remise de prix Prends Ça Court!, Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Bornes interactives de la SODEC à Clermont-Ferrand, Regard sur le court métrage, Festival du Film de la Relève, Festival Int. du film de Dresden, Mecal int. Short Film Festival, Indie Lisboa, iShorts, Kyiv Int. Short Film Festival, Olhar de Cinema Curtiba