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, DCP, HDCAM SR, Blu-Ray
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

family relationships, work relationships, factory, profesional life, violence, hockey

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 | 2016 | PRIX UNION DES ARTISTES MEILLEUR RÔLE MASCULIN


Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois et francophone de Vancouver
Cinema On The Bayou Film Festival
Kingston Canadian Film Festival
BFI Flare LGBT Film Festival
Festival Vues d’en Face LGBT
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay
Short N’ Sweet #11
RIO LGBT Film Festival
Norwegian Intermational 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