30.09. - 09.10.2021

Gabrielle Canada 2013 | 104 min | OV with English subtitles, OV | Colour | FF 2013

Louise Archambault

Louise Archambault studied art at Concordia University in Montréal. Her debut Familia (2005) won a Jutra, the Canadan film prize, for the best debut film. Gabrielle is her second feature film.

rated for 0 + years
OPENING FILM: You have to love Gabrielle. Her energy and joie de vivre are infectious and her musical talent extraordinary. Born with Williams Beuren syndrome and now in her mid-20s, Gabrielle sings in a choir. This is where she met her boyfriend Martin. For both, it is the first relationship. They treat each other with tenderness and care and don't hide their feelings from the world. Because they are different, however, their environment will not allow them to live as they would like. But Gabrielle will not be dictated to and just wants to be with Martin. While the choir prepare for an important concert, she does all she can to prove her self-sufficiency - against all prejudice, and to the very limit of her capabilities. Gabrielle is a magical declaration of love to being different and to music.

Tickets for the opening can be bought at the Levantehaus.

Screening on 26.09. in attendance of:
Louise Archambault (Director), Kim McCraw (Producer), Gabrielle Marion-Rivard (Cast), Alexandre Landry (Cast)

Screening on 27.09. in attendance of:
Louise Archambault (Director), Kim McCraw (Producer), Gabrielle Marion-Rivard (Cast)

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Original title: Gabrielle
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles, OV
Director: Louise Archambault
Screenplay: Louise Archambault
Cast: Gabrielle Marion-Rivard, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Alexandre Landry, Vincent-Guillaume Otis
Producer: Kim McCraw, Luc Déry
Director of Photography: Mathieu Laverdière
Music: François Lafontaine
Production Design: Emmanuel Fréchette
Editor: Richard Comeau
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor: Alamode Filmdistribution OHG
World Sales: eOne Entertainment International
Production: micro_scope


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