Delphine

Delphine

Directed by Chloé Robichaud

Genre Fiction
Country Canada
Year 2019
Length 14 min
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

Delphine, a caustic portrait of power dynamics in our society, describes the journey of a young Lebanese girl who, in her own way, rises up against the intimidation she was subjected to as a child. Delphine is an ode to childhood, but also an examination of the wounds it can cause.

Themes

human relationships, teenagers, childhood, violence, intimidation

Biography

Chloe Robichaud already has an established career. In 2013, she made the official selection of the Cannes Film Festival with her first feature, Sarah Prefers to Run. In 2012, her film Herd Leader was also presented in Cannes, nominated for the Palme d’Or for short film. Her film Boundaries (2016) was selected at the TIFF and won the “New Directors” award from the Seattle International Film Festival. Chloé is the creator of the webseries Féminin/Féminin.



Cast

DELPHINE (kid) : Daria Oliel Sabbag
NICOLE (kid) : Ines Feghouli
NICOLE (teen) : Ambre Jabrane
DELPHINE (teen) : Wiam Mokhtari

Team

Production

Gabrielle Tougas-Fréchette, Guillaume Vasseur (Voyelles Films)

Script

Nathalie Doummar

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Ian Lagarde

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Valérie-Jeanne Mathieu

EDITING Yvann Thibaudeau
Sound Sylvain Bellemare
Music Simon Bertrand

Festivals

La Biennale di Venezia, Italie |2019| Official Competition
Toronto Int. Film Festival, Canada |2019| Official Competition