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51th Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Tu dors Nicole

Fortnight 2014, Feature film, 1h33

Synopsis

Making the most of the family home while her parents are away, Nicole, 22 years old, is enjoying a peaceful summer with her best friend Véronique. When Nicole’s older brother shows up with his band to record an album, the girls’ friendship is put to the test. Their vacation takes an unexpected turn, punctuated by a heatwave, Nicole’s growing insomnia and the persistent courtship of a 10-year-old boy. Tu dors Nicole takes a humorous look at the beginning of adulthood and all its possibilities.

Director

Stéphane Lafleur

Stéphane Lafleur is a filmmaker, musician and editor. His first feature film, Continental, a Film Without Guns, had its world premiere at the Venice Festival while Familiar Grounds, won the Ecumenical Jury Prize at the Berlin Festival. Stéphane Lafleur also edited the films Monsieur Lazhar (2011) and Le Démantèlement (2013).Tu dors Nicole is his third film.

Catherine St-Laurent
Francis La Haye
Julianne Côté
Marc-André Grondin
Simon Larouche

Screenplay
Stéphane Lafleur

Image
Sara Mishara

Sound
Pierre Bertrand, Sylvain Bellemare, Bernard Gariépy Strobl

Editing
Sophie Leblond

Music
Rémy Nadeau-Aubin, Organ Mood

Set decoration
André-Line Beauparlant

Production :
Micro_Scope
55, av. du Mont-Royal Ouest #802
H2T 2S6 Montréal (Québec) – Canada
Tél : +1 514 844 4554
info@micro-scope.ca
www.micro-scope.ca

Ventes / Foreign sales :
Séville International
Tél : +1 514.878.2282
info@filmsseville.com
www.entertainmentone.com

Presse / publicist :
Vanessa Jerrom
Cell: +33 6 14 83 88 82
vanessajerrom@orange.fr
Claire Vorger
Cell : +33 6 20 10 40 56

Press release

Stéphane Lafleur présente Tu dors Nicole au Festival de Cannes / Radio Canada
Toute la bizarrerie charmante de ce second long-métrage vient des légers décalages que le réalisateur Stéphane Lafleur opère par petite touche / cinema teaser
Ravissant conte banlieusard / Libération
Stéphane Lafleur présente son film «Tu dors Nicole» / huffington post
Julianne Côté et Catherine St-Laurent / cheek magazine
Des rires pour Tu dors Nicole / Le Journal de Quebec
An offbeat series of quirky scenes propelled by slow burn humour / Screen Daily
Un tempo (…) farfelu / Le Monde
Tu dors Nicole vient ajouter une très belle page à l’histoire du teen-movie / les fiches du cinema
Lafleur delivers an affecting, funny and eccentric — in the best sense of the word — meditation / The Hollywood Reporter
Une jolie comédie absurde / Trois Couleurs
Sweetly absurd, wrly comic / Variety
Stéphane Lafleur’s Delightful Québécois Comedy ‘Tu Dors Nicole’ Is The Hidden Gem Of The Festival / IndieWire