LIFE BEGINS

A film by
Émile Proulx-Cloutier

Cast
Vincent Proulx-Hébert, Maxime Dumontier, Jacques Girard, Anfée Tremblay Proulx

Details
2009 – Canada – French – 13 minutes – 35mm – Color

Awards & Festivals 
– Locarno Film Festival – Léopards of Tomorrow
– Namur Film Festival – Jury’s Award
– Festival du Nouveau Cinéma – Jury’s Special Mention
– Whistler Film Festival – Award for Best Short

DISTRIBUTION

Canada & World
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PREVIEW

PHOTOS

SYNOPSIS

Teenage brothers Joseph and Mathieu rarely interact, but when their suburban home is broken into, a sequence of actions is set in motion and puts their family’s fabric to the test. Examining the profound bond between brothers, Life Begins portrays an affecting drama that unfolds with subtle and confident precision.

CREW

Writor and director: Émile Proulx-Cloutier
Producer: Élaine Hébert
Executive producers: Luc Déry, Kim McCraw
Director of photography: Carlos Ferrand
Production design: Anne Émond
Editor: Stéphane Lafleur
Sound: Paskal Perreault, Aurélien Salvy, Martin Allard, Bernard Gariépy Strobl