East Hastings Pharmacy

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    East Hastings Pharmacy

    Directed by

    Canada

    2012

    47 min

    • English

    Drama, Short

    The chronicle of a typical pharmacy of the Vancouver Downtown Eastside, where most clients are on a treatment that requires taking daily doses of methadone witnessed by the pharmacist. East Hastings pharmacy is a site of rituals and repeated interactions where quiet routine and confrontation follow each other in one continuous movement.

    Credits

    Cast
    Shauna Hansen
    Luis Figueroa
    Cinematography
    Lindsay George
    Editing
    Antoine Bourges
    Production
    MEDIUM DENSITY FIBERBOARD FILMS
    Antoine Bourges

    Antoine Bourges

    Canada

    Antoine Bourges is a Toronto-based filmmaker originating from Paris. His shorts films WOMAN WAITING (2010) and WILLIAM IN WHITE SHIRT (2015), along with his mid-length EAST HASTINGS PHARMACY (2012), have screened in festivals internationally including the Berlinale, Viennale and TIFF. FAIL TO APPEAR (2017) is his first feature film and was selected at Cinéma du Réel.

    Selected Filmography