The Line

The Line

Directed by Martin Saulnier

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2010
Length 13 min 30 s
Formats DVD
Sound Stereo
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

In a plant managed by a faceless authority, Number 6, an emotionless worker unwittingly emerges from his numbness. As he slowly becomes aware of his small and meaningless existence and the world in which he exists, he begins to rebel against authority. The consequence of this act will lead it to reconsider his entire notion of freedom.

Themes


Biography

Born in Trois-Rivières in 1968, Martin Saulnier worked in the image industry for more than 20 years. During his career, he wore many hats: graphic designer, artistic director, Web designer, integrator, technical director, director, screenwriter and editor. In his ten years at the agency, Martin Saulnier has received national and international awards for six of his productions. He has directed nearly 400 audiovisual productions to date, including 17 short films. In 2006, with the help of funding from Telefilm Canada, he wrote his first feature film. Two years later, he again received funding for a second project. In 2008, he left the agency and began freelancing in order to dedicate more time to his passion: cinema.



Distribution

Christian Laflamme, France Levasseur, Julie Levasseur

Team

Production

Martin Saulnier

Script

Martin Saulnier, Jean Boileau

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Justin Antippa

EDITING Martin Saulnier
Sound Chad Badger
Music Christian Laflamme

Festivals

Festival Vitesse Lumière
Festival un Pays un Film
Mobile SIFF
Par::court
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Fantasia