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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Kid Sentiment

Fortnight 1969, Feature film,

Synopsis

Kid Sentiment is Kid Gogo–the adolescent who rejects tenderness as too troublesome. During his initiation to love, the camera plays witness to this comic yet lucid young man, friend of noise and eccentricity.

Director

Jacques Godbout

He was born in Canada and obtained a master degree in Literature from the University of Montreal. He is an award-winning filmmaker, producer, and scriptwriter, and the author of numerous fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and children’s books. In 1959, he founded the cultural periodic ‘Liberte’. In 1962, he directed his first movie. His novel Salut Galarneau! won the 1967 Governor General’s Award for Fiction. He joined the National Film Board of Canada in 1958.