Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous

Lunar-Orbit Rendezvous

Directed by Mélanie Charbonneau

Genre Fiction
Country Canada
Year 2018
Length 14 min
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version VOF, STA


A woman-tampon joins a man-astronaut on a road trip to the moon. Daniel is on a mission to scatter his mother’s ashes and Claude is hoping for her period to make a miraculous return. A modern tale that captures the fever dream of a first voyage to the moon.


human relationships, space, illness, death


Canadian filmmaker raised in L’Île d’Orléans and based in Montreal (Quebec), Mélanie Charbonneau directs films, web series and commercials. Her last short film, Single, was selected in many festivals including Namur, Fantasia, Cambridge, Off-Courts Trouville and Bayou. In 2018, Mélanie will film her first feature, Fabulous, produced by Go Films.


Daniel : Frédéric Lemay
Claude: Noémie O'Farrell



Virginie Nolin (Hutte Films)


Frédéric Lemay


Ariel Méthot


Suzel D. Smith

EDITING Simon Sauvé
Sound Samuel Gagnon-Thibodeau
Music Antoine Rochette, Les productions Lost Boys


Regards sur courts, France | 2018 | *JURY’S SPECIAL MENTION*
Festival de Cinéma en Abitbi-Témiscamingue, Québec | 2018 | *WINNER PRIX TÉLÉ-QUÉBEC*


Locarno Film Festival, Suisse | 2018 | Official Competition
Pacific Meridian Vladivostok Film Festival, Russie | 2018 | Panorama section
Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Québec | 2018 | Official Competition
Festival Int. Du Film Francophone de Namur, Belgique | 2018 | Les pépites du court section
Valladolid Int. Film Festival, Espagne | 2018 | Official Competition
FICFA, Moncton |2018| Official Competition
Torino Short Film Market, Italie | 2018 | Market Screening
Whistler Film Festival, Canada | 2018 | Official Competition