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THE LAUGH

Martin Laroche

In post-production | Fiction | 100 min | HD

Sales: Maison 4:3

Synopsis


As a civil war shakes the Quebec province of Canada, Valerie is the sole survivor of a mass execution where her boyfriend is killed. Years later, she’s in a close relationship with her new partner, Gabriel. At the Long Term Care Center where she works as an orderly, she befriends Jeanne, an erudite and funny woman, dealing with an important physical handicap.

Mixing realism and worrying strangeness, The Laugh presents a humane exploration of the survivor’s syndrome, the grieving process, the distance of time, the power of love, and the joy of being alive.


Written and directed by : Martin Laroche
Production : Fanny-Laure Malo (La Boîte à Fanny)

With
Léane Labrèche-Dor, Micheline Lanctôt, Alexandre Landry, Sylvie Drapeau, Jean-Sébastien Courchesne, Normand Daoust, Catherine Proulx-Lemay, Christine Beaulieu, Évelyne de la Chenelière, Évelyne Rompré
Cinematographer
Mathieu Laverdière
Production designer
Marie-Hélène Lavoie
Sound
Yann Cleary, Jean-François Sauvé & Luc Boudrias
Editing
Amélie Labrèche
Music
Robert Marcel Lepage
Make-up & hairstylist
Josianne Cournoyer
Costumes
Ginette Magny
Choregrapher
Virginie Brunelle

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