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Canadian Cinema

False Movements

(2 temps 3 mouvements)

Year 2013
Runtime 85 mins
Language French
Subtitles Yes

In this heartfelt drama, a teenager must come to terms with his past after witnessing a tragedy.

Victor (Zacharie Chasseriaud) feels adrift. Uprooted by his mother from Paris to his new home in Quebec City, he's still reeling from the recent death of his father. One day while skipping class, Victor stumbles upon a classmate's suicide. In the aftermath of the shocking event, Victor feels compelled to reach out to the boy's mother, impulsively telling a lie about his friendship with the boy. As Victor comes to learn about the mysterious young man and his possible motives, he must come to terms with his own actions on that fateful day and their far-reaching consequences.

A touching coming-of-age film, False Movements is a modern story of grief, connection and the stories we tell ourselves.

Countries

Canada France
Awards
Rhode Island International Film Festival: YOUTH JURY - BEST FEATURE 2014
Festivals
Rhode Island International Film Festival 2014
Director
Christophe Cousin
Producer
Martin Paul-Hus, Céline Maugis, Sonia Despars, Christophe Delsaux
Screenwriter
Christophe Cousin
Cinematographer
Nicolas Gaurin
Editor
Sophie Leblond
Cast
Aure Atika, Zacharie Chasseriaud, Anne-Marie Cadieux