Ville Neuve / Ville Neuve
Félix Dufour-LaperrièreCanada / 2018 / 76' 0''
Wednesday, 05. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 22:00 h
Saturday, 08. 06.,
Kinoteka, 20:00 h
Determined to stop drinking, Joseph moves into a friend's house and convinces his ex-wife Emma to join him. In the troubled times of Quebec independence referendum, this is the account of their stormy reunion.
Born in 1981 in Quebec, Félix Dufour-Laperrière is a director, screenwriter and producer. His work, which shows a constant tension between the narrative and formal exploration, maintains a close connection with the visual and contemporary arts. His films, including the documentary Transatlantique (IFFR Rotterdam 2014), have been presented in numerous festivals, museums and events of importance, where they have won several awards. Ville Neuve (2018), his first animated feature, drawn and painted entirely on paper, had its world premiere at the Mostra (Venice Days) and has since been released in theaters in Quebec, France and Japan. His animated documentary essay, Archipelago, premiered in 2021 in competition in Rotterdam.
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