Land of Men

Land of Men

Directed by Ky Nam Le Duc

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2009
Length 23 min
Formats DVD
Sound Stereo
Version Original French version, English subtitles


Two police officers, Catherine and Patrick, patrol in Longueuil, a suburb of Montreal in Canada. During their shift, they arrest Jose Maria, a Mexican illegal immigrant who just crossed the border. The officers hold him at their station during the night, while waiting for the arrival of the federal police, the RCMP.


friendship, mourning, profesional life, immigration, sacrifice


An aspiring musician and a week-end writer, Ky Nam Le Duc comtemplates scientific studies when circumstances bring him into filmmaking school at the Université du Québec à Montréal, like many directors before him. Since then, he writes, produces and directs dramatic films, in a very personal tone but with sight on the world.


Rosa Zacharie, Hugues Saint-Louis, Jorge Martinez Colorado



Ky Nam Le Duc (Les films de l'autre)


Ky Nam Le Duc


François Messier-Rheault


Laurence Clément, Sophie Arshoun

EDITING Ève Gaudet
Sound Dax Hickson, Guillaume Daoust
Music Joé Trépanier


Festival International du Film d'Aubagne | 2009 | PRIX DU PUBLIC
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois | 2009 | PRIX À L’INNOVATION DÉCERNÉ PAR L'OFFICE NATIONAL DU FILM
World Wide Short Film Festival | 2009 | BEST CANADIAN SHORT


Festival International du Film d'Aubagne
Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois
Festival de cinéma des 3 Amériques
Regard sur le court métrage au Saguenay
World Wide Short Film Festival
Festival Vaulx-en-Velin