The Washing Machine

The Washing Machine

Directed by Danny Lynch

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2011
Length 16 min 27 s
Formats DVD
Sound Stereo
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

After attending the funeral and exhibition of his mother’s urn, Samuel 7 years old, returns home with his father Mario. Life must resume and Mario decides to show his son to use the washing machine. At the same time, Mario tells a secret to his son. The washing machine is special. Everything that goes in for a wash, travel back in time…

Themes

family relationships, mourning, childhood, father-son relationships, brother-sister relationships

Biography



Distribution

Josquin Beauchemin, Réal Bossé, Léa Roy

Team

Production

Productions Unité Centrale

Script

Danny Lynch

CINEMATOGRAPHY

François Messier-Rheault

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Marie-Ève Bolduc

EDITING Nathacha Dufaux
Sound Olivier Calvert
Music Jean Corivo

Awards

Festival du Micro Cinéma de Lanaudière | 2011 | PRIX DU PUBLIC
Off-Courts de Trouville | 2011 | PRIX DU PUBLIC DU CASINO BARRIÈRE


Festivals

Festival des films du monde
Festival du Micro Cinéma de Lanaudière
Off-Courts de Trouville
Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Dawson City Film Festival
Festival du film d'Aubagne
Festival International du Film pour Enfants de Montréal
0110 International Digital Film Festival