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Festival in Media
Section: Director in Focus
Country: Canada 
Year: 2010

 

Curling

color/92 minutes

Director: Denis Côté. Screenplay: Denis Côté. Cinematographer: Josée Deshaies. Editing: Nicolas Roy. Cast: Emmanuel Bilodeau, Philomène Bilodeau, Roc Lafortune, Sophie Desmarais, Muriel Dutil, Anie Pascale, Johanne Haberlin.

Set on the fringe of society, in a remote part of the countryside, Curling takes a keen look at the unusual private life of a father and his daughter. Between his unremarkable jobs, Jean-François Blain devotes an awkward energy to Julyvonne. The fragile balance of their relationship will be jeopardized by some very dreary circumstances.

Production:
Nihilproductions
World Sales:
Denis Côté

 

Denis Côté

Born in 1973 in Perth-Andover, Canada. Studied film at Collège Ahuntsic in Montreal. 1994 founds nihil productions. Directed numerous short films, worked as radio film critic and from 1999-2005 as journalist for ICI magazine. His films have screened and received awards at prestigious festivals including Locarno, Berlin and Cannes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filmography:

2005 Drifting States

2007 Our Private Lives
2008 All That She Wants
2009 Carcasses (Documentary)
2010 Curling
2012 Bestiaire (Documentary)
2013 Vic + Flo Saw a Bear
2014 Joy of Man's Desiring (Documentary)
2015 Aqui, em Lisboa: Episódios da Vida da Cidade
2016 Boris Without Béatrice
2017 A Skin So Soft (Documentary)