30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Wolves Canada, France 2014 | 107 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2015

Sophie Deraspe

SOPHIE DERASPE (*1973) has already been to FILMFEST HAMBURG twice: with "Missing Victor Pellerin" (2006), and "Les Loups" (2014). "Antigone" was awarded Best Canadian Film at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival and in 2020 was Canada’s official entry for the foreign language Oscar.

rated for 0 + years
In the rough waters of the North Atlantic close to the St. Lawrence estuary lie the Magdalen Islands, a small francophone archipelago. This is where Elie has ended up. For the young woman from Montreal, this wild romantic island is the ideal place to sort out her life. The snows are melting and the seal hunt is in full swing. The life of the inhabitants of this isolated world is governed by nature. Nature dictates the rhythm of life, it gives and it takes. Here, Elie is like a foreign body. Her presence attracts the locals' curiosity, but also suspicion. Is she a critical journalist who wants to portray their self-contained microcosm in a bad light? The Wolves is a subtle poetic drama, in which nature becomes an emotional projection screen of the soul.
Original title: Les Loups
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Sophie Deraspe
Screenplay: Sophie Deraspe
Cast: Evelyne Brochu, Louise Portal, Benoit Gouin, Gilbert Sicotte
Producer: Marc Daigle, Sophie Salbot
Director of Photography: Philippe Lavallette
Music: David Trescos
Production Design: Jean Babin
Editor: Amrita David
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Seville International
Production: ACPAV inc; Athénaïse
Contact: Ruby Rondina, Seville International:


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