96 min
THE FIREFLIES ARE GONE
V.O. French | Canada (Québec) | 2018 |
SYNOPSIS
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The sleepy industrial town tucked away in a small bay doesn't offer young Léo much chance of self-fulfilment. She despises her life with her mother and stepfather while nurturing romantic notions about her distant father. It is not until an encounter with timid guitarist Steve, however, that she manages to pull herself out of her lethargy. The captivating Karelle Tremblay in the role of the spontaneous yet defiant girl injects the coming-of-age story with an infectious energy which is superbly complemented by the picture's stylistic precision. Despite the quasi-pop feel to the film in places, Sébastien Pilote maintains an impressionistic slant to his direction that lends this tale of elusive happiness a lightly dreamlike quality.

Cast & crew
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Director Sébastien Pilote With Karelle Tremblay, Pierre-Luc Brillant, François Papineau, Luc Picard, Marie-France Marcotte
Script Sébastien Pilote
Picture Michel La Veaux
Editing Stéphane Lafleur
Music Philippe Brault Production  ACPAV, ACPAV Distributor  ENTERTAINMENT ONE
Tickets

THE FIREFLIES ARE GONE (FR. LA DISPARITION DES LUCIOLES)
Friday 16 November - 19:00

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