30.09. - 09.10.2021

Over My Dead Body Canada 2012 | 80 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Brigitte Poupart

Brigitte Poupart (*1968) works internationally as an actor (e.g. Philippe Falardeau’s Monsieur Lazhar) and set designer. Over My Dead Body is her debut film as director.

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Dancer and choreographer Dave St-Pierre is adored by critics and audiences alike. His subversive, innovative works are taking Europe by storm. But his own body is failing him.Dave is 34 and has cystic fibrosis. The average life expectancy for sufferers is 37. His doctors have given him two years to live unless he has a lung transplant.With the sense of urgency growing, his best friend and creative partner, director and actress Brigitte Poupart, turns her camera on the daily life of a man who is waiting for a life-or-death call from the doctor. A call that could come at any moment. United by art and friendship, the two create a space in which creativity emerges as a vital act.Over My Dead Body is an engrossing private diary that accepts neither taboos nor fate. It features testimonials from Dave’s friends, loved ones and collaborators, as well as excerpts from his works.
Original title: Over My Dead Body
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: French
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Brigitte Poupart
Screenplay: Brigitte Poupart
Producer: Virginie Dubois, Stéphanie Morissette, Brigitte Poupart
Director of Photography: Brigitte Poupart, Dave Saint-Pierre, Jean Ranger, Alexis Landriault, Richard Jutras, Jean-Marc Abela, Adam Thompson
Music: Misteur Valaire
Production Design:
Editor: Jean Ranger, Alexis Landriault
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: HDCam
German Distributor: Les Films du 3 Mars
World Sales: Les Films du 3 Mars
Production: Coop Vidéo de Montréal


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