Blonde Night

Blonde Night

Directed by Gabrielle Demers

Genre Fiction
Country Canada (Québec)
Year 2022
Length 15m59
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Victor is unhappy in his housing for autistic adults. To avoid the Friday disco, he goes out for a walk in the neighborhood and then he meets a young prostitute.

Introducing Patrick Dornerval in the role of Victor.


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"Nuit Blonde moved me, profoundly touched my heart and again haunted me since" - Denis Villeneuve

Themes

sexuality, homosexuality, neurodiversity, autisme, intimacy

Biography

Gabrielle Demers is a Montreal-based filmmaker. Her short film Iris has been selected in several film festivals, including Slamdance. Her next film, The Pornographer, was screened at the Rhode Island Int. Film Festival. She is currently working on the film adaptation of the novel Querelle de Roberval written by Kevin Lambert.



Cast

Victor Toussaint : Patrick Dorneval 
Jessy : Dany Boudreault 


 

Team

Production

Nellie Carrier (Cinquième Maison)

Script

Gabrielle Demers

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Chloé Ellegé

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Valérie-Jeanne Mathieu

EDITING Mathieu Bouchard Malo, Charlie Boisvert
Sound Nataq Huault
Music Alexis Elina

Awards

Gala Prends ça court! *Prix Cineground, Prix La Watch / FCIAT, Prix Nemesis Films, DENIS VILLENEUVE Special Mention


  


Festivals

Gala Prends ça court! (nomination)


Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada | 2022 |


Tirana International Film Festival, Albania | 2022 |


Festival du nouveau cinéma, Canada (Québec) | 2022 |