Charlotte Le Bon’s first film, on Tuesday at the Festival du Nouveau Cinema de Montreal and Spear Films. Falcon LakeOpens 51e Festival edition, on October 5, at Imperial Cinema.
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The film, which had its world premiere during Cannes Film Festival Directors Fortnight, stars Sarah Montpetit, Karine Gonthier-Hindman, Monia Chokri and young actor Joseph Engel. “A very good initiatory story, this intimate and poetic film has been exceptionally well received during the director’s fortnight,” wrote our columnist Mark Cassivi last May.
Falcon Lake Loosely adapted from the graphic novel a sister By Bastian Yves. The film received an enthusiastic reception during the world premiere show at the Directors’ Fortnight last May. Actress and visual artist, Charlotte Le Bon explored painting, drawing and lithography before turning to directing. She wrote and directed her first short film Judith Hotel, In 2018, it was also screened at Cannes.
51e The Festival du Nouveau Cinema (FNC) edition will take place in Montreal from October 5 to 16. The full lineup will be unveiled on September 20. Falcon Lake It hits theaters in Canada on October 14.