Wilcox

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    Wilcox

    Directed by

    Canada

    2019

    66 min

    • No dialogue

    Drama

    Wilcox exists outside the norm. Deserter, delinquent, or survivalist, he quietly roams, looking to put down roots or for what could simply be called freedom.

    Awards

    • Special Jury Prize – National Feature - Montreal International Documentary Festival

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Guillaume Tremblay
    Screenplay
    Denis Côté
    Cinematography
    François Messier-Rheault
    Editing
    Matthew Rankin
    Music
    Roger Tellier Craig
    Production
    INSPIRATRICE & COMMANDANT

    Press

    The result is a surprisingly sentimental and uplifting bit of hypnosis.

    Rory O'Connor, The Film Stage

    The result is a surprisingly sentimental and uplifting bit of hypnosis.

    Rory O'Connor, The Film Stage

    Denis Côté

    Denis Côté

    Canada

    I see the forest as a way to connect with the world sometimes, a link between civilization and the pure strangeness in the characters’ lives. That’s what Curling is all about: how to connect with the world.

    Born in New Brunswick in Canada in 1973, Denis Côté studied film at Ahuntsic College in Montréal. He began his career producing and directing over a dozen low budget shorts whilst also working as a radio presenter and film critic for the Montréal weekly newspaper Ici. In 2005 he directed his first feature LES ÉTATS NORDIQUES, that won the Golden Leopard at Locarno. BESTIAIRE screened at the Berlinale Forum in 2012. In 2013, VIC+FLO SAW A BEAR won a Silver Bear in Berlinale. JOY OF MAN'S DESIRING was selected for Berlinale Forum in 2014. In 2015, his short MAY WE SLEEP SOUNDLY screened at Toronto IFF, followed by EXCURSIONS which was selected at Le rendez-vous du cinéma québécois. His film A SKIN SO SOFT premiered in Locarno.

    Selected Filmography