30.09. - 09.10.2021

Genesis Canada 2018 | 130 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2018

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 sensitive coming-of-age film from Quebec about first love and the desire to break out of society's conformity of feelings. Three young people discover love. 16-year old Guillaume attends a private boy's boarding school and is secretly in love with his best friend. His half-sister Charlotte is suddenly confronted by her boyfriend's wish to lead an open relationship. And during a wonderful summer camp Félix falls for Beatrice. At a time when their environment is displaying more and more signs of conforming, the three fight for the right to love and be free.
Original title: Genèse
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Philippe Lesage
Screenplay: Philippe Lesage
Cast: Noée Abita, Théodore Pellerin, Jules Roy-Sicotte, Maxime Dumontier, Edouard Tremblay-Grenier, Émilie Bierre, Pier-Luc Funk, Vassili Schneider, Mylène Mackay
Producer: Galilé Marion-Gauvin
Director of Photography: Nicolas Canniccioni
Production Design: Marjorie Rheaume
Editor: Mathieu Bouchard-Malo
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Be For films
Production: L'unité centrale
Contact: Claire Battistoni, Be For Films:


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