Cinema for the Blind


Daniel Canty —2010


Fiction / 19 min / 35 mm / 1.85:1 / colour

Driven by an image which will not leave him, Philémon takes a room at the Hôtel de la Mer. This unseemly boarding house contains a "cinema for the blind", where the interior drama of the residents is secretly projected. Philémon slips, step by step, into a mute dream, where he attemps to lose sight of himself.

Ambroise Flipo: Jacques Godin
Philémon Constantin: Sébastien Ricard
Jeanne & Maggie: Évelyne Rompré
Odilon: Noé Cropsal

Written and directed by: Daniel Canty
Producer: Nancy Grant
Executive producer: Sylvain Corbeil
Director of photography: Mathieu Laverdière
Art directors: Simon Guilbaut & Julie Measroch
Costumes: François Laplante
Editor: Natacha Dufaux
Sound: Patrice LeBlanc
Original score: Alexander MacSween

Festivals
64th Yorkton Film Festival, Canada, 2011
29e Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Montréal, Québec 2011
39e Festival du nouveau cinéma, Montréal, Québec, 2010
4e Partie de Campagne, Ouroux-en-Morvan, France, 2011

Distribution
Travelling Distribution
1425 Place de l'Hotel de ville
C.P. 368
Trois-Rivières (QC) G9A 5H3
Canada
T 514-467-8160
Contact
Web site

Photos credit : Yannick Grandmont