Roberta

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    Roberta

    Directed by

    Canada

    2014

    9 min

    • French

    Fiction

    Housewife and grandmother Roberta struggles to fit the conformist society she lives in and turns to amphetamines to cure her boredom.

    Awards

    • Nomination for Canadian Screen Awards - Best Live Action Short Drama

    Credits

    Cast
    Marie Brassard
    Julien Morin
    Production
    MICROCLIMAT FILMS
    Distributor
    SPIRA
    Caroline Monnet

    Caroline Monnet

    Canada

    Caroline Monnet is a multidisciplinary artist from Outaouais, Quebec. She studied in both Sociology and Communication at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and the University of Granada (Spain) before pursuing a career in visual arts and films. Her work has been programmed in exhibitions and festivals internationally, including the Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), TIFF, Sundance, Aesthetica (UK), Palm Springs (USA), Cannes Film Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art (Montréal), Arsenal Contemporary NY, Axenéo7 (Gatineau), Walter Phillips Gallery (Banff) and the National Art Gallery (Ottawa). In 2016, she was selected for the prestigious Cinéfondation residency in Paris. She is based in Montréal. Her latest film EMPTYING THE TANK premiered at TIFF.

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