Woodpecker

Woodpecker

Directed by Kevin T. Landry

Genre Fiction
Country Canada (Quebec)
Year 2021
Length 20 min
Formats DCP
Sound 5.1
Version English subtitles, French

Synopsis

More than a decade after she abandoned him, Émile accepts his mother Fanny’s invitation to come work with her on an isolated logging camp. While he foolishly expected a joyful reunion, the boy is pitted against an hostile environnement and a woman with a distinct lack of maternal instinct. 

Themes

mother-son relationships, self esteem, work relationships, profesional life, rural

Biography

Kevin T. Landry is a Montreal-based director/screenwriter/editor interested in the imaginary, the absurd, and the fine line that separate the worlds of reality and fantasy. He now has over 15 short films to his name, films that have travelled all over the word and won numerous prizes.



Cast

Émile Beauregard : Will Murphy
Fanny : Valérie Blais
Bernard : Normand D’Amour
Beaulieu : Sylvio Arriola
Père : Michel Laperrière

Team

Production

Macha Houssart, Kélyna N. Lauzier (La 115e)

Script

Kevin T. Landry

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Vincent Biron

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Valérie-Jeanne Mathieu

EDITING Carina Baccanale
Sound Michael Binette
Music Robert Marcel Lepage, René Lussier

Festivals

Festival REGARD | Official Competition