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50th Directors’ Fortnight May 9-19, 2018

Polytechnique

Fortnight 2009, Feature film, 1h16

Synopsis

Based on the true story events that occured on December 6, 1989, at the Montreal’s Polytechnique School, the movie tells us about that specific day through the eyes of two students, Valérie and Jean-François. Their life has been changed forever, when a young man entered the school with one idea in mind: kill himself and take with him as many women as possible.

Director

Denis Villeneuve

Part of the new generation of Canadian filmmakers, Denis Villeneuve has already made a name for himself. His first feature, Un 32 août sur terre, was shown in some 35 international film festivals, notably as an official selection at Cannes, Telluride and Toronto — in addition, it represented Canada at the Oscars. His second film, Maelström, bagged some 25 prizes around the globe.

Evelyne Brochu
Johanne-Marie Tremblay
Karine Vanasse
Maxim Gaudette
Pierre-Yves Cardinal
Sébastien Huberdeau

Screenplay
Jacques Davidts, en collaboration avec Denis Villeneuve et Éric Leca

Image
Pierre Gill

Sound
Pierre Blain, Claude Beaugrand, Stéphane Bergeron

Editing
Richard Comeau

Music
Benoît Charest

Set decoration
Martin Tessier

Production : Remstar Productions / Don Carmody Productions 85 rue St Paul Ouest H2Y 3V4 Montréal Canada Tél : +1 (514) 847 1136 Fax : +1 (514) 847 0019 nbb@remstarcorp.com ventes à l’étranger / foreign sales : Wild Bunch 99 rue de la Verrerie 75004 Paris France Tél: +33 (0)1 53 01 50 30 Fax: +33 (0)1 53 01 50 49 avicente@wildbunch.eu