CINEMANIA ACCOMPANIES QUEBEC CINEMA TO THE US
A HUGE BUZZ AROUND QUEBEC ACTOR NOAH PARKER
As in previous years, CINEMANIA will accompany talented Quebec guests and will delight American audiences with new young and talented actor Noah Parker co-staring in the feature film SQUAT (AILLEURS) premiering at "Focus on French Cinema".
In this film directed by Samuel Matteau, Noah Parker plays a fragile adolescent who leaves his boring life in Quebec City to live in California. AILLEURS is Noah Parkers’ first important role in a feature film which had rave reviews by the critics.
Since 2013, Noah plays the part of Sacha in the popular Quebec series 30 VIES as well as AU SECOURS DE BEATRICE and PRÉMONITIONS. He made several appearances notably in video clips of Céline Dion and Indochine (College Boy directed by Xavier Dolan). He plays the principal role in POOR GEORGES (PAUVRES GEORGES), directed by Claire Devers and produced by Dominique Besnehard. The audience is anxiously awaiting its release in the fall of 2018.
QUEBEC CINEMA WILL BE HONOURED
Representing Quebec at Greenwich, CINEMANIA also included in this years’ program, HOCHELAGA, TERRES DES ÂMES directed by François Girard who won 4 Canadian Screen Awards and 10 nominations, at the Gala Iris Competition (for best supporting male actor, artistic directior, director of photography, sound and visual effects, original music, costumes, make-up, and hair styling, as well as best recognition outside Quebec).
In addition and included in the film program at Greenwich, are C’EST LA VIE (LE SENS DE LA FÊTE) directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, as well as MY MOTHER’S LAUGH (LE RIRE DE MA MÈRE) directed by Colombe Savignac and Pascal Larite.
Starring in both films is Quebec’s own well-known and loved actress Suzanne Clément.
Several films presented as premieres at CINEMANIA November 2017 are part of the selection for 2018 at "Focus on French Cinema": JEUNE FEMME directed by Leonor Serraille, SEE YOU UP THERE (AU REVOIR LA HAUT) directed by Albert Dupontel, GODARD MON AMOUR (LE REDOUTABLE) by Michel Hazanavicius, and CATCH THE WIND (PRENDRE LE LARGE) by Gaël Morel.