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QUéBEC, Canada | 98 minutes | 2019

Edgar, an acclaimed travel writer, convinces his old friend and colleague, Bill, to join him on a final trip to a mysterious institute, to write the sequel to the bestseller they co-wrote 20 years ago. Weak, quiet and beaten down by time, Bill suffers a perilous stay under the control of the institute’s executive committee. An open, poetic story, with imaginary conversations, characters with fluid roles, metamorphoses and troubling discoveries.
WORLD PREMIERE.

Q&A with Federico Hidalgo on October 11th and 16th.

Programs

Friday October 11, 2019

Program #23
18:30
Cinéma du Parc 3

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Program #170
17:15
Cinémathèque - Salle Fernand-Seguin

Federico Hidalgo

No biography

A Silent Love ( 2004) Imitation (2007), New Tricks (2009), L'incrédule (2011), Le Concierge (2014), Maz (2017).

distribution and credits

  • Music Arturo Hidalgo, Emilio Hidalgo
  • Sound mixing Andreas Mendritzki
  • Cinematographer Ariane Falardeau St-Amour
  • Screenplay Federico Hidalgo
  • Producer Federico Hidalgo, Paulina Robles
  • Cast Joseph Antaki, Marcelo Arroyo, Patricia Summersett

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