Girlfriends

Girlfriends

Directed by Marie Davignon

Genre Fiction
Country Canada
Year 2018
Length 19 min
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles

Synopsis

In the early 2000s, following her return from a long stay abroad, Amélie invites her friends, Maude and Pascale to a cottage. In a disturbing and isolated forest, Amélie tries to reconnect with her friend Maude, while the rivalry between her and Pascale takes a dark turn.

Themes

human relationships, friendship, rural

Biography

Marie Davignon is a multitalented cinematographer, director and screenwriter from Montreal. She graduated in cinema at the University of Quebec in Montreal in 2007 and has been working as a cinematographer ever since, (Among others: A delusion of grandeur by Vincent Biron, Struggle by Sophie Dupuis, All that we make by Annie St-Pierre and Sashinka by Kristina Wagenbauer). Guided by her passion to tell stories with images, she wrote and directed the short film GIRLFRIENDS during the summer of 2017. Marie now shares her time between her personal projects as a director, screenwriter and her career as a cinematographer.



Cast

Amélie : Rose-Marie Perreault
Pascale : Marine Johnson
Maude : Sabrina Bégin Tejeda
Driver: Robert Morin

Team

Production

Nellie Carrier & Marie Davignon (Cinquième maison)

Script

Marie Davignon

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Shawn Pavlin

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Charlotte Gandin

EDITING Myriam Magassouba
Sound Patrice Leblanc, Thierry Bourgault D'Amico, Jocelyn Lauzon, Isabelle Lussier
Music Jean-Sébastien Williams