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Wars

Original Name: Guerres
English Name: Wars
Year: 2021
Run Time: 84 Min
Language: French
Type (Colour/ Black & White): Colour
Country: Canada
Director: Nicolas Roy
Producer: Nicolas Comeau
Cast: David La Haye, Eleonore Loiselle
Screenplay: Cynthia Tremblay
Cinematographer: Philippe Roy
Editor: Nicolas Roy
Sound Designer: Samuel Carrier, Olivier Calvert, Stéphane Bergeron
Production Designer: Maxime Normand
Production Company: 1976 productions
World Sales: Be For Films
World Sales Phone: +32 2 793 38 93
World Sales Email: info@beforfilms.com

Festivals:

  • Karlovy Vary IFF 2021
  • Tallinn Black Nights FF 2021
  • Cinemania 2021

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2011 It Is Nothing (Short)
  • 2009 Sad Day (Short)
  • 2003 Léo (Short)
  • 2001 Novembre (Short)

Director’s Biography:

For several years now, Nicolas Roy has shared his time between working as an editor and directing He has edited many of Denis Cote’s films, most recently Social Hygiene and, Ghost Town Anthology, 4 Soldiers by Robert Morin, Corbo by Mathieu Denis and, The Torrent by Simon Lavoie. His dramatic and harrowing short films have been screened worldwide and have received many prizes and mentions. In 2011, his short film It is Nothing was selected as part of the Cannes FF Official competition. Wars is his first feature film.

Synopsis:

Emma has just turned 20. To follow in her father's footsteps and to fill the existential abyss that inhabits her, she enlists in the army. Disciplined, competitive, proud; she adheres to the military ideology and the increasingly repressive rules to which she is subjected. Paradoxically, desire arises between her and her superior, Sergeant Richard.