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


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.



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.


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


Production Estelle Champoux, Jean-Philippe Bernier (Les enfants terribles)
Script Ara Ball
CINEMATOGRAPHY Jean-Philippe Bernier
PRODUCTION DESIGN Christina Vincelli
Sound François Bélanger, Pierre-Hugues Rondeau, Maxime Dumesnil
Music Father Zinger


Festival Court Mais Trash, Suisse |2015| En compétition *PRIX PLONG & REPLONK


SPASM, Soirée Short Cuts, Les Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois, Mecal Int. Short Film Festival, Regard sur le Court Métrage, Prix Prends Ça Court, Festival Int. du Film de Mont-Tremblant, Landshut Short Film Festival, Dresden Int. Film Festival, SXSW, Mecal Int. Short Film Festival, Vivisection Horror Film Festival, Festival Court Mais Trash, St.Louis Int Film Festival