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Alexa-Jeanne Dubé

Joutel

15' - 2021 - Drama, Comedy, Short - Dialogue: French
Director: Alexa-Jeanne Dubé Composer: Pierre-Philippe Côte With: Marie Tifo, Pierre Curzi, Peter James
This short film is part of International Shorts 1.
When Gérard finds a dead racoon in his front yard, the old man becomes strangely distressed, shaken by thoughts of his own demise. Jocelyne watches the despair of her husband grow along with his obsession with the animal’s body, and his anguish takes root in her own mind. After a night of torment, they decide to go and bury the raccoon on the land where their house once stood in Joutel, a former mining town deserted since 1998. When they get there, the boreal forest is creeping in on the ruins of her former house, plunging Jocelyne into a deep nostalgia. Here, after a morbid picnic marking the racoon’s burial, the couple meets a mystical being who leads them to make peace with their inner demons.

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Credits

Director

Alexa-Jeanne Dubé

Composer

Pierre-Philippe Côte

With

Marie Tifo, Pierre Curzi, Peter James

Scenario

Alexa-Jeanne Dubé

Director of Photography

Léna Mill-Reuillard

Editor

Marie-Pier Dupuis

Producer

Geneviève Gosselin-G.

Production studios

Productions L’unité centrale

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

Canada

Year

2021

Filmography

Alexa-Jeanne Dubé
Yes But No Thanks (short, 2016), Scopique (short, 2017), BKS (short, 2019), Joutel (short, 2021)

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