A Delusion of Grandeur

A Delusion of Grandeur

Directed by Vincent Biron

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2014
Length 13 min 54 s
Formats DVD
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles


Louis, defeated mayor of his small town’s latest election, has to bid farewell to his seat after twenty years of loyalty. Following his defeat, he goes trough a rough patch that leaves him confused towards his future. As events seem to conspire to remind him the bitter taste of his failure, he finds unlikely solace at his neighbour’s house.


human relationships, life-philosophy, self esteem, relationships, sexuality, profesional life


Vincent Biron, in addition to his work as a cinematographer (Bestiaire, de Denis Côté), also creates films in which he plays with both form and the bittersweet aspects of human life. His short films, Little Flowers and Horrible Things, have both been selected in numerous film festivals.


Luc Guérin, Amélie Bernard, Jean-Philipe Durand, Sophie Goulet, Louise-Véronique Sicotte



Carolyne Goyette (Les Films 4C Productions)


Vincent Biron


Marie Davignon

EDITING Alexandre Leblanc
Sound Simon Gervais


Toronto International Film Festival
Atlantic International Film Festival
Pacific Meridian Vladivostok Film Festival
OZU Film Festival Italy
Curta Cinema International Film Festival
Festival longue vue sur le court
Festival International du Court Métrage de Clermont-Ferrand
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Les Nuits Méditérannéennes
Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay
Court Spira Court
Kyiv International Film Festival
Norwegian International Short Film Festival