Le pont (Les affluents, vol. 1)


Guy Édoin —2004


Fiction / 13 min / 35 mm anamorphic / 2.35:1 / colour


Springtime in the heart of the Québec countryside. A young cowhand attempts to make her recalcitrant charge cross a covered bridge. Under the bridge, a brother and sister try to drown their disabled little sister.

Sister: Catherine Bonneau
Brother: Patrick Hivon
Cowhand: Sarah Gravel
Child: Vénutia-Ludivine Dubé-Reding
Cow: Julia Montigny
The bridge: Le pont Guthrie

Written and directed by: Guy Édoin
Producers: Pascal Bascaron & Sylvain Corbeil
Director of photography: Serge Desrosiers, CSC
Art direction: Valérie Seers
Costumes: Julie Chénard
Editor: Philippe Gagnon
Sound: Claude Beaugrand
Original score: Pierre Benoit

Prizes
Best Independent Drama Award, 7th Niagara Indie Filmfest, Canada, 2006
Special jury prize, Télé-Québec & Remstar Jury Prize, Prends ça court!, Montréal, Québec, 2005
Best Director of Photography, Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) Awards, Toronto, Canada, 2005
Nomination, Best Short, 7e Soirée des Jutra, 2005

Festivals
7th Niagara Indie Filmfest, Canada, 2006
10th Siene International Short Film Festival, Italy, 2005
6th Imago International Young Film Festival, Moagem, Portugal, 2005
11th International Short Film Festival, Drama, Greece, 2005
20e Festival international de cinéma francophone à Namur, Belgium, 2005
19e Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie, Moncton, Canada, 2005
2e Festival images en vue, Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, 2005
1er Festival des films du monde de St-Armand, Québec, 2005
17th Dresden International Short Film Festival, Germany, 2005
23e Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Montréal, Québec, 2005
9e Regard sur le court-métrage au Saguenay, Chicoutimi, Québec, 2005
23e Festival du cinéma international en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Québec, 2004
23rd Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada, 2004
29th Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, 2004

Sales
Movieola, The Short Film Channel, Canada, 2006
Télé-Québec, 2005

Distribution
Metafilms inc.
1703 rue Sanguinet
Montréal (Québec)
H2X 3G5
T 514 985-0340
Contact
Web site

Photos credit : Marlène Gélineau-Payette