Crème de menthe

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    Crème de menthe

    Directed by

    • Jean-Marc E. Roy, Philippe David Gagné

    Canada

    2017

    21 min

    • French

    Fiction

    Following the death of her father, Renée goes back home to Saguenay for the funeral. Forced to empty her late father’s house, she finds a gigantic mess, the result of years of hoarding. In the following six days, Renée will seek her significance, a trace of herself, in the clutter.

    Awards

    • Focus Québec/Canada People’s Choice Award - FNC Montréal

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Charlotte Aubin
    Fred-Éric Salvail
    Guillaume Ouellet
    Macha Limonchik
    Screenplay
    Philippe David Gagné
    Jean-Marc E.Roy
    Cinematography
    Olivier Gossot
    Editing
    Philippe David Gagné
    Jean-Marc E.Roy
    Music
    Dragos
    Mériol Lehmann
    Érick d'Orion
    Production
    LA BOITE DE PICKUP
    Sales
    SPIRA
    Jean-Marc E. Roy

    Jean-Marc E. Roy

    Canada

    The work of Jean-Marc E. Roy oscillates between documentary and fiction. Several of his films have won prizes and been broadcast and shown in festivals and on Internet. A fervent fan of French Canadian pop culture and resident in Saguenay, he also has a joint practice with Philippe David Gagné. Their film CRÈME DE MENTHE was selected for the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes Film Festival 2017.

    Selected Filmography

    Philippe David Gagné

    Philippe David Gagné

    Canada

    Philippe David Gagné holds an interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree in cinema. Since the release of his first documentary SUR LA GLACE (2005), his films have won many awards and have screened around the world. Philippe David has been awarded numerous grants from the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ), and, since 2008 has directed television reports and documentaries filmed across Canada for both Télé-Québec and TV5. His documentary web series PICK-UP : À LA RENCONTRE D’UN BOUT DU MONDE (2011), co-directed with Jean-Marc E. Roy, won a Gémeaux award, and COWBOY: UN REVE CANADIEN (2013) earned a Gémeaux nomination. His most recent short film, BLEU TONNERRE (2015) had the great honour of being featured at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight. His co-directed film CRÈME DE MENTHE with Jean-Marc E. Roy was selected for the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes Film Festival 2017.

    Selected Filmography