The Pedophile

The Pedophile

Directed by Ara Ball

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2014
Length 13 min 21 s
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Nina has lived a traumatizing past since she's a little girl. She attempts to break this vicious circle and take reality back into her own hands.

Themes


Biography

Passionate filmmaker and traveler, Ara Ball was born in Montreal on July 30, 1982. He was the child of a french and Anglophone couple. His family, with a highly developed artistic side, plunged him into the world of art from an early age. In 2004, he began studying film at O'Sullivan College. He finished the Media and Technology program on a film set in 2005. In 2007, he was manager of the advertising company Manwin Productions. He now works there full-time as an editor. Since then, he has directed three short films, including one having won three awards in North America. In 2011 he continued his journey and visit India for 6 months. Some months after his return, he wrote HURRICANE: FYT, completed in July 2013.



Distribution

Patrick Renaud, Monia Chokri, Valérie Fortin, Kennedy Brodeur, Lesley Marie Reade

Team

Production

Estelle Champoux, Jean-Philippe Bernier (Les enfants terribles)

Script

Ara Ball

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Jean-Philippe Bernier

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Christina Vincelli

EDITING Ara Ball
Sound François Bélanger, Pierre-Hugues Rondeau, Maxime Dumesnil
Music Father Zinger

Awards

Festival Court Mais Trash | 2015 | PRIX PLONG & REPLONK


Festivals

SPASM
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Mecal International Short Film Festival
Regard sur le court métrage
Festival International du Film de Mont-Tremblant
Landshut Short Film Festival
Dresden International Film Festival
SXSW
Vivisection Horror Film Festival
Festival Court Mais Trash
St. Louis International Film Festival