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
5th Red Rock International Film Festival, Utah, USA, 2011
Vladivostok International Film Festival, Russie, 2011
D’abord les forêts, opus 2, Aubepierre-sur-Aube, France, 2011
4e Partie de campagne, Ouroux-en-Morvan, France, 2011
64th Yorkton Film Festival, Canada, 2011
29e Rendez-vous du cinéma Québécois, Montréal, compétition officielle, 2011
39e Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal, sélection internationale, compétition officielle, 2010

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