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The Demons Canada 2015 | 118 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Philippe Lesage

PHILIPPE LESAGE (*1977) began his career making documentaries. His autobiographical film The Demons (2015) was an international success and was shown at FILMFEST HAMBURG. Genesis is another autobiographical work.

rated for 0 + years
A wave of kidnappings of young boys shocks Montreal. Towards the end of the school year, 10-year old Félix lets his imagination run riot. Nothing ever seems to happen in the sleepy suburb he lives in, but Félix is frightened of everything: that his parents will divorce, that the madman who is kidnapping boys will come after him, his weird neighbour, even AIDS. Slowly but surely, the demons in his head begin to resemble those in the outside world. The Demons is a moving, atmospherically dense coming-of-age film, in which Édouard Tremblay-Grenier turns in an impressive performance as Félix.
Orig. Title: Les démons
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Director: Philippe Lesage
Screenplay: Philippe Lesage
Cast: Edouard Tremblay-Grenier, Pier-Luc Funk, Yannick Gobeil-Dugas, Vassili Schneider, Sarah Mottet, Mathis Thomas
Producer: Galilé Marion-Gauvin,Philippe Lesage
Sprachfassung: OV with German subtitles
Music: Pye Corner Audio
Director of Photography: Nicolas Canniccioni
Production Design: Marjorie Rhéaume
Editor: Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Be For Films
Production: Les films de l'autre - Unité centrale
Contact: Pamela Leu, Be For Films:


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