Fake Tattoos

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    Fake Tattoos

    Les faux tatouages

    Directed by

    Canada

    2017

    87 min

    • French

    Drama

    Mag immediately notices Théo’s fake tattoo, while waiting to order at a bar counter after a punk concert. Mag’s confident manner intimidates the introverted rocker, yet she lures him out of his shell and invites him to spend the night with her. It is Théo’s 18th birthday and his encounter with Mag, is as fateful as it is ill-timed. In two weeks’ time, he is moving to his sister’s place, a four-hour drive away. According to Mag their relationship has a ‘use-by date’. The little time they have is enough for her to notice that something is burdening Théo

    Awards

    • Focus Québec / Canada Grand Prize - FNC Montréal

    Festivals

    Labels & Line Ups

    Credits

    Cast
    Anthony Therrien
    Rose-Marie Perreault
    Lysandre Nadeau
    Brigitte Poupart
    Nicole-Sylvie Lagarde
    Léona Rousseau
    Screenplay
    Pascal Plante
    Cinematography
    Vincent Allard
    Editing
    Pascal Plante
    Production
    MAISON 4TIERS
    Sales
    WAZABI FILMS

    Press

    Plante focuses on his two characters and the spontaneity of their growing love. Featuring several beautiful moments, humor and natural, this is a sweet chronicle of urban youth.

    Charles-Henri Ramond, Films Quebec

    Plante allows the viewer to piece together the lead’s wounded backstory through uneasy interactions, allusions and insinuations.

    Ben Croll, Screen Daily

    Pascal Plante’s own distinct vision of Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise.

    Andrew Crump , The Playlist

    A tender, moving ode to love blooming in disenfranchised youth.

    Andrew Crump, The Playlist

    Simply rocks… A rare arthouse buzz title for the generation it so accurately portrays.

    Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter

    Captures the zeitgeist with an understated take on young love.

    Etan Vlessing, The Hollywood Reporter

    Pascal Plante

    Pascal Plante

    Canada

    This Canadian director studied film production at Concordia University in Montreal and is a co-founder of Nemesis Films production company. Besides having made numerous short films, he also produces the cinema podcast ‘Point de Vues’ with more than 160 episodes to date. FAKE TATTOOS is his debut feature-length film; it won the Best Canadian Feature award at the 2017 Festival du nouveau cinéma in Montreal.