BIRDIE

BIRDIE

Directed by Alexandre Lefebvre

Genre Fiction
Country Canada
Year 2020
Length 11 min
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version STA, English subtitles

Synopsis

During his golf game, Marcel finally gathers his courage and invites Joanne, the 9 th hole canteen chef, on a romantic date. Far from thinking that his action would create this kind of shockwave. 18 holes. 431 miles. 2 golf bags. 1 reunited love.

Themes

life-philosophy, humour noir, black humor, lonelyness, sport, rural, absurd, existential crisis, identity, quest

Biography

Screenwriter and director, Alexandre Lefebvre makes documentaries and fictions since he graduated from college at UQAM in Quebec. Focused on human relations and quest for self knowledge, even his comedies try to understand the absurdity of the relation toward ourselves and others.



Cast

The Golf-Player : Denis Marchand


The Woman: Dominique Quesnel


The Cook: Gabriel-Antoine Roy


The Bag: Lucien




Team

Production

Isabelle Grignon-Francke (Club Vidéo)

Script

Alexandre Lefebvre

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Émile Desroches

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Mathieu Turcotte

EDITING Philippe Lefebvre
Sound Jordan Choinière, Ilyaa Ghafouri, Luc Boudrias
Music Pierre-Olivier Bolduc

Festivals

RiverRun Film Festival |2021| Official Competition
Akbank Int. Short Film Festival |2021| Official Competition
Longue Vue sur le Court | 2020 | Official Competition
Canadian Film Fest |2021| Official Competition
Rendez-vous Québec Cinéma |2021| Official Competition