The Lucky Pennies

The Lucky Pennies

Directed by Émilie Rosas

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2014
Length 17 min
Formats DVD
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Antoine got some family issues so he follows the advices of Lucy on how to make a wish. It's quite easy, you just need to find a lucky penny and to put it on a railroad track. If the train passes and the penny does'nt fall off, then you know the wish will come true.

Themes

family relationships, friendship, love, anger, childhood, relationships, father-son relationships, rural, violence, alcoholism, firearms

Biography

Since a very young age, Emilie Rosas knew she wanted to direct movies when she'd grow up. She studied cinema at UQAM university and directed a lot of short films since then. She is now working on a long feature.



Distribution

Mathieu Gagné, David Boutin, Hélène Florent, Rosalie Gaucher, Michel Charrette

Team

Production

Laurent Allaire (Chasseurs Films)

Script

Émilie Rosas

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Pierre-Luc Asselin

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Wiliam Boucher

EDITING Émilie Rosas
Sound Dominique Chartrand
Music Philippe Brault

Festivals

Curta Cinema
Interfilm Berlin
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
BUFF International Children and Young People Film Festival
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay
Festival Corti da Sogni
Fantasia
Breakthrough Film Festival