Ruby full of shit

Ruby full of shit

Directed by Jean-Guillaume Bastien

Genre Fiction
Country Quebec
Year 2016
Length 18 min 41 s
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version Original French version, English subtitles


During the holidays, Denis finds himself spending Christmas dinner with his lover Carl's family. Fiercely Catholic and stubbornly traditional, Carl's family are completely unaware of their son's relationship with Denis. However, a psychological cat and mouse duel takes place between Denis and Ruby, the six-year-old spoiled rotten niece of Carl.


taboos, anger, relationships, violence, festivity, homosexuality, homophobia, religion


Born in Amqui (Quebec, Canada), Jean-Guillaume Bastien completed his studies in Film Production at Concordia University in Montreal. His last shorts film « Les dimanches (Sundays) », « Deja-vu » and « Je ne suis pas un grand acteur (I am not a great actor) » were shown in many international film festivals including Toronto International Film Festival, IndieLisboa, Los Angeles Film Festival and Edinburgh International Film Festival. He is currently writing his first feature film.


Elia St-Pierre, Sébastien Dodge, Jean-Sébastien Courchesne



Carolyne Goyette (Les Films 4C Productions inc.)


Jean-Guillaume Bastien


Vincent Biron


Anette Belley

EDITING Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
Sound Simon Gervais


Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montréal | 2016 | En compétition *AUDIENCE AWARD*
Festival Longue vue sur le Court, Montréal | 2016 | En compétition *JURY’S MENTION*


Noël des Filmeux | 2016 | Official Screening
Rendez-Vous du Cinéma Québécois | 2017 | Official Competition
Centre PHI | 2017 | Official Screening
Festival Vues dans la tête | 2017 | Official Competition
Prix PCC! | 2017 | Official Competition
Nuit Blanche du FNC | 2017 | Official Screening
CinéVue, Magog | 2017 | Official Screening
FAST Sorel | 2017 | Official Screening
Air Canada | 2017 | Official Screening
DC Shorts Film Festival | 2017 | Official Competition
Fenêtre sur le Court, France | 2017 | Official Competition
Mix Milano, Italie | 2017 | Official Competition