DITCH

DITCH

Directed by Nellie Carrier

Genre Fiction
Country Canada (Québec)
Year 2022
Length 18m10s
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version VOF, STA

Synopsis

Since her aunt threw herself into the depths of a quarry, Josette has been obsessed with death. She decides to run away, hoping to escape the madness she believes is running in her family blood. In her frantic race, her destiny will crash into another fugitive, Michelle, who may well save her from her curse. But the harsh reality will catch up with them at high speed.

Themes

family relationships, mourning, death, coming of age

Biography

Nellie Carrier has produced the feature film Sashinka (FNC, Seattle, CSA, IRIS), the short films GIRLFRIENDS (TIFF, FNC, REGARD), Looking for strong woman (best short film Berlin film fest., best director Flickers fest.) and As spring comes (TIFF, FNC). She directed the short films Néants (special mention FCVQ, +20 festivals) and DITCH, which will be released in 2022.



Cast

Josette : Irlande Côté
Michèle : Macha Limonchik
Irène : Larissa Corriveau
Uncle Brodeur : Pierre-Luc Brillant
Yvette : Ève Duranceau

Team

Production

Jeanne-Marie Poulain (ielle/they/them), Audrey D. Laroche, Amélie Tremblay, Alexe Laroche, Nellie Carrier (Cinquième Maison)

Script

Nellie Carrier

CINEMATOGRAPHY

François Messier Rheault

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Catherine White

EDITING Myriam Magassouba
Sound François P. Forcier, Simon Gervais, Isabelle Lussier
Music Jean-Sébastien Williams

Festivals

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