Synopsis:
Beginning of the 20th century. The opera singer Marie Toulinguet has lost her voice. Deeply affected by this personal drama, she is haunted by distressing souvenirs of her childhood in Newfoundland (Canada). She remembers an Indian doll, gift of her mother. It was made by a servant named Shanawdithit, the last survivor of the Beothuck Indians. While Marie lives again the loss of her voice, a mysterious link is restored between her and the dead Indian woman. Through this enigmatic relation, Marie can make it up with her past and think again of her future.
Cast:
Alexa Doctorow, Johanne Saunier, Cannelle Menguy
Director's filmography:
- Chants de simplification (2002 - Short)
- Hors-chant (2008 - Short)
- Daphné, éloge du lointain (2009 - Short)
- Circe's Place (2011 - Feature)
- La cavale blanche (2013 - Feature)
- L'être venu d'ailleurs (2013 - Short)
- L'effacée (2017 - Feature)
Web:
Hélicotronc
Type:
Short
Genre:
Fiction
Year of production:
2008
Status:
Finished
Runtime:
30
Original Version:
français
Majority:
Yes
Production:
Hélicotronc