Voiceless

Voiceless

Directed by David Uloth

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2015
Length 22 min
Formats DVD, DCP
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Edgar works in a pig slaughterhouse. He loves opera and he loves Ginette, the stripper of his dreams. Edgar is about to ask her to marry him when he surprises her bedding her boss. In shock, he loses his voice and unfortunately finds himself with the voice of a pig.

Themes


Biography

David graduated from Concordia Univeristy in film production and has made fourteen short films that have screened at hundreds of film festivals, won a score of international awards and been sold to broadcasters around the globe. He is presently preparing to direct his first feature film, Dérive (written by his wife and longtime collaborator Chloé Cinq-Mars), and writing three other feature screenplays.


Distribution

Miro Lacasse, Catherine Ruel, Julie de Lafrenière

Team

Production Galilé Marion-Gauvin, David Uloth et Dominique Noujeim (Productions Sure shot (avec les Productions unité centrale))
Script Chloé Cinq-Mars
CINEMATOGRAPHY Philippe Roy
PRODUCTION DESIGN Olivier Laberge
EDITING Elisabeth Olga Tremblay
Sound Sylvain Drolet, Bruno Pucella, Olivier Calvert
Music Robert Marcel Lepage

Awards

Festival des Films du Monde *PRIX DU MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE, PRIX DU PUBLIC, Regard sur le Court Métrage *Grand Prix National, *PUBLIC Award, *Jury’s Critic Mention, Prix Prends Ça Court*PRIX CHANTALE PAGÉ DISTRIBUTION *PRIX PRIM, *Mention du jury x1, Machetanz Film Festival *BEST SHORT FILM, Monarch Int. Film Festival *BEST NARRATIVE SHORT, Festival Int. De Cortos y Videoclips *Prix du Jury Videozinema, Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec * GRAND PRIX DU JURY, Riurau Film Festival *Best Director / Best Photo, Flicker Rhode Island Film Festival *Prix Gerald Lamoureux Award for Excellence, Festival Images en Vues * PRIX TÉLÉ-QUÉBEC DU MEILLEUR FILM QUÉBÉCOIS, Int. Film Festival of Cyprus *HONORABLE DISTINCTION FOR BEST SHORT FILM, Thessaloniki Int. Short Film Festival * CINEMATIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Festivals

SODEC - Marché de Clermont-Ferrand, Tampere Int. Film Festival, Akbank Short Film Festival, Palm Spring Shortfest and Market, Sapporo Int. Film Festival, Reggio Int. Film Festival, Short N' Sweet #11, Centre Culturel Canadien de Paris, Thess Int. Short Film Festival, Encounters Film Festival, Esk Short Film Festival, Festival Int. Du Film Francophe de Namur, Filmets Badalona, OFF-Courts de Trouville et Marché, Zebra's SHIVERS Film Festival, Stuff film festival, Full Moon Horror and Fantasy Film Festival, Cinambule, Fenêtre sur cour: Les courts du vendredi, Festival des Films du monde, Festival de Cinéma en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Court écrire ton court projection (screenwriting competition by SODEC), Regard sur le Court-Métrage, Rendez-Vous du cinéma québécois, Prix PCC!, Festival Int. De Cinéma de l'Outaouais, Les Percéides, Talent Tout Court au Centre Phi, Regard @ FFEQ, Festival du Film Juste pour Rire, Fantasia, Regard Tournée Coup de coeur, Cours écrire ton court à Fantasia, SPASM, Longue Vue sur le Court, Festival du film de la ville de Québec, Festival Images en Vues, Festival de Cinéma des Gens d'Ici, Gimli Film Festival, BIFAN , Hallucinations collectives, Festival Court Métrange, Neuchatel Int. Fantastic Film Festival, Sedicicorto International Short Film Festival, International Film Festival Golden Anteaters, Minikino Film Week, Manlleu short Film Festival, exground Filmfest 29, Monarch Film Festival, Benicia Film Festival, Speechless Film Festival, Machetanz Film Festival, Art Film Fest, Elche International Independent Film Festival, Critical Edge Film Festival, INTERNATIONAL CINE A LA CALLE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Flicker Rhode Island Film Festival, RIURAU FILM FESTIVAL, Festival Internacional de Cortos y Videoclips Caostica, Tlanchana Fest, Moonrise Film Festival, FECIBogota - International Independent Film Fair of Bogotá, Partie(s) de Campagne, Courts en Champagne, Sopot Film Festival, PACHUCA Film & Short Fest, Bienal Internacional de Video y Cine VIDEOFEST, Hof Int. Film Festival, Cinefantasy - International Fantastic Film Festival, Festival Internacional de Cine de Santander, 24 Risas por Segundo, Festival de Cine y Comedia, Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico, Terror y ciencia ficción de Tlalpujahua FERATUM, ISLANTILLA CINEFÓRUM FILM FESTIVAL, FKM Festival de Cinema fantástico da Coruña, Catacumba Fantastic Film Festival, Slash Fantastic Film Festival, International Film Festival of Cyprus, CINEMA GRAND PRIX, Timishort Film Festival, Festival Mira Lincoln, Maipu Cortos International Fest Comedia, HUATULCO FILM & FOOD FESTIVAL, Planos Film Festival, OPORTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – FANTASPORTO, INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, Second Asia International (Wenzhou) Youth Short-Film Exhibition, Central Michigan International Film Festival, FESTIVAL DE CINE Y VIDEO “CULTURA CAÓTICA”, Planos Film Festival - TOUR, FECIBogota - Travelling Exhibition, Les rencontres du Court Métrage, SiGNS Festival, My Mumbai Short Film Festival, PLANOS in Shortutz