The Kingdom Has Come

Léopold is a passionate roller derby skater whose great hope is to make it onto the professional circuit. Between training and preparing for his wedding, he must deal with his future wife, Elizabeth, who begs him to abandon this dangerous sport. But Léopold insists. The marriage goes ahead. Years pass. Léopold paints cars by day […]

Gus Is Still in the Army

“I joined the army so I could travel and see the country. All I saw was Northern Ontario, during training exercises. In the first few days, I fell secretly in love with another soldier. That’s when I asked to be released from the army. I had a Super-8 camera with me, so I could film […]

My Life Is for the Rest of my Life

In a rural tavern, male and female strippers come out in succession to do their routines. Mario is a regular here, and spontaneously decides to integrate his stunt routine into a woman’s strip-tease act. The alcohol flows and the atmosphere deteriorates in a quasi-orgy, with other customers joining in. Brigitte, Mario’s girlfriend, can’t stand it. […]

Fait divers: elle remplace son mari par un t.v

Every afternoon, suburbanite Yvette Gendron takes a short break: an hour of dreams (or reality) spent watching her favourite soap opera. The intrigues of the soap and the life of the Gendrons blend together, to the point of upsetting the household’s apparent bliss. Family members poignantly re-enact for the camera this troubling episode in their […]

He Has Earned his Wings

Richard Vermette, has been sitting at the top of a pole for a month, reflecting on life and death. Elzéar Duquette travelled around the world dragging his coffin with him. A man manages to send an arc of urine over a bus. Another manages to crunch through and swallow his beer glass in reaction to […]

Faut pas avoir peur de la bete

Six diverse characters come together in a country house. The situation gives rise to manifold imbroglios and unforeseen reversals. A duel with rakes pits father against son, both wearing snowshoes in the middle of summer. An ailing Egyptologist regains the use of his legs, is murdered and revived. A young Black man falls madly in […]

My Riches Have Caused My Privations

This film is an intimate incursion into the Montreal body-building scene and, specifically, the world of André Guilbault. Married, owner of a commercial gym, a house and two gleaming cars, this quadragenarian lives well . . . and intends to keep it that way. To boost membership, he decides to return to competitive body-building, and […]

Evil Madness

In 1982, in a little village in the upper Gatineau region, a man comes down with a disease that makes him look like a werewolf. Investigating the phenomenon, a reporter sheds light on a much more insidious social malaise, linked to underemployment, health-system rejects and the over-exploitation of forests.

The Thieft Lives in Hell

A man loses his job and starts falling apart. Phase one, welfare; phase two, moving to an unfamiliar seedy neighbourhood. In phase three, his pack of neighbours affects his mental state. Thinking he’s having hallucinations about the people around him, and to help himself regain normal, banale objectivity, he starts filming them discreetly, like a […]

Carapace: autoportrait d’un chanteur connu

Bob is a singer and musician living on social assistance while waiting for his moment to shine. His wild dream is to make music in Russia, and find in the East the celebrity that has been denied him in America.