The Guy From Work

The Guy From Work

Directed by Jean-François Leblanc

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2015
Length 14 min 24 s
Formats DVD, Blu-Ray, DCP, HDCAM SR
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Raynald is a family man who has been working in the same tire plant for over 30 years. This week, nothing unusual in his daily life: work, hockey games with the «guys«, family night. However, this week, Raynald will make the biggest move of his life.

Themes

factories
family relationships
hockey
labor relations
LGBT
psychological violence
violence

Biography

A native of Quebec, Jean -François has written and directed several short films, including 12 Hommes en Tabarnak and Ordinaires, both recipients of several awards. He also wrote and directed Le Pool, a three seasons long web series. Le Gars d’la Shop is his fifth short film.


Distribution

Serge Boulianne, Éric Robidoux, Marjolaine Laurin

Team

Production Sarah Mannering, Fanny Drew (Colonelle Films)
Script Jean-François Leblanc
CINEMATOGRAPHY Vincent Biron
PRODUCTION DESIGN Josie-Anne Lemieux
EDITING Élisabeth Olga Tremblay
Sound Jean-Sébastien Beaudoin-Gagnon, Andreas Mendritzki

Awards

Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois, Montréal |2016| En compétition *PRIX UNION DES ARTISTES Meilleur rôle masculin, *PRIX

Festivals

Toronto Int. Film Festival, FICFA, Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois et Francophone de Vancouver, Cinema On The Bayou Film Festival, Kingston Canadian Film Festival, BFI Flare LGBT Film Festival, Projection Court Spira Court!, Festival Vues d’en Face LGBT, Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois, Regard sur le Court Métrage, ROMEO & FILS, Short N’ Sweet #11, RIO LGBT Film Festival, Norwegian Int. Short FF, Palm Spring ShortFest, Inside Out LGBT Film Festival, Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec, Queer Lisboa Film Festival, Festival du Film Francophone de Namur