Facebook Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Advertisement Mes nuits feront écho by Sophie Goyette is in international competition at the prestigious Film Festival Rotterdam, for its international premiere in the Bright Future programme, from January 25th to February 5th 2017. The Bright Future section is for films by original, up-and-coming directors who enrich the cinematographic landscape with an own style and vision. The film will have its theatrical release in Quebec on January 13th, and will screen in Vancouver Film Festival and Victoria Film Festival in early 2017.After having been in international competition in Sundance and Locarno with her shorts films, it is a first time selection at Rotterdam for Sophie Goyette. Written, directed and edited by the director of La ronde (2011) and Le futur proche (2012), this first fiction feature stars Éliane Préfontaine, Gerardo Trejoluna et Felipa Casanova in the lead roles, besides Marie-Ginette Guay and Monique Spaziani. The film had its world premiere at the Festival du Nouveau Cinema in October 2016. Login/Register With: Advertisement Sophie Goyette is a writer and filmmaker of five awarded short films, in competition in Sundance, Locarno and TIFF Toronto festivals. Premiered at Locarno Film Festival, her fourth film (2011) was selected in the Top Ten Canada, received a GENIE AWARD 2012 nomination and won six prizes along with the « Best Short Fiction Award» aux Rendez-vous du Cinéma Québécois. Her short (2012) won the « National Award» for its world premiere along with five prizes in festivals, received a Canadian Screen Award 2013 nomination and was in international competition at the 2013 Sundance Festival.Produced by Sophie Goyette, is a film with french, english and spanish dialogues, with subtitles in english. The direction of photography isby Léna Mill-Reuillard, the artistic direction and editing is by Sophie Goyette, the sound design is by Simon Gervais (Studio Bande à Part) and the musical interpretation is by Éliane Préfontaine.The film is distributed by La Distributrice de films (Serge Abiaad) and its theatrical release in Quebec is on January 13th 2017.
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