Best Before

Best Before

Directed by Laura Bergeron, Maxime Robin

Genre Fiction
Country Canada
Year 2020
Length 7 x 10 min (web series)
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version STA


Fred is unable to finish is thesis on Nietszsche. Out of money, he gets a job as the night-shift janitor in a 24h grocery store. Full of strange costumers and even stranger staff, the grocery store eventually helps Fred find what his real place might actually be.


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Laura graduated with honors and the best direction award from the Toronto film school in 2015. She is a writer, director, editor and animator. Maxime trained at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montreal. He is both writer, director and actor, on the screen and on stage. Together, Laura and Maxime turn into an androgynous creature, extremely strange and curious to unravel the absurdity of the world. And they love a good Chow mein.


Fred: Nico Racicot
Jean : Luc Boucher
Constance: Larissa Corriveau
Madame Z: Carolyn Fe
Mélanie-Anne: Eléonore Loiselle
Amid: Gardy Telus




Maxime Robin, Laura Bergeron (Meilleur avant productions inc.)


Laura Bergeron, Maxime Robin


Gabriela Osio Vanden, Jack Weisman


Coredelia D’Amboise

EDITING Laura Bergeron
Sound Mathieu Grégoire
Music Mathieu Pelletier Gagnon, Sylvain Deschamps (Flore Laurentienne)