Vive La Rose / Vive La Rose
Bruce AlcockCanada / 2009 / 4' 52''
Europa Cinema, 22:00 h
Tuškanac Cinema, 22:00 h
Vive la Rose is a tale of a tragic love story set in Newfoundland. The film, based on a song by the local musician Émile Benoit, pays homage to its land, sea and harsh lives of the local fishermen.
Bruce Alcock studied the tuba and comparative literature before moving to Barcelona, where he began learning about animation with animator Dirk van de Vondel. He settled in Vancouver, where he founded the production company Global Mechanic. In addition to his commercial work, Alcock made the outstanding personal films Wrong Number Phone Message (2003), At the Quinte Hotel (2005).
Global Mechanic, National Film Board of Canada
Bruce Alcock, Luke Murphy, Dan Sousa, Dirk van de Vondel