Marie-Ève Beaumont

2013 | Fiction | 15 min | HD


On the very same day of her second abortion, Marie Sophie’s attending the shower of her younger sister Maude, who’s seven months pregnant. As Maude gets all the attention deserved to a future mom, and makes sure everything’s perfect for the celebration, Marie Sophie, after the casual humiliating roundup, is tagged as the self-centered and insensitive woman.

Even if the appearances seem to tear them apart, Marie Sophie and Maude might in fact never have been closer. Each struggling with dark and harsh vision of herself, fighting the feeling of loneliness that slowly consume them.

A baby shower can also become a cold shower.

Written by: Marie-Laurence Lévesque & Guillaume Lambert
Directed by: Marie-Ève Beaumont
Production: Fanny-Laure Malo & Marie-Laurence Lévesque (La Boîte à Fanny)

Marie-Laurence Lévesque, Marie-Ève Milot, Sylvie-Catherine Beaudoin, Léa Bolduc, Valérie Cadieux, Roseline Biron, Cynthia Wu-Maheux, Guillaume Lambert & Louise Bombardier
Marc Simpson-Threlford
Production Design
Bruno-Pierre Houle
Set Decoration
Sophie Kroetsch
Juan Cruz Fernandez, Jean-Philippe Villemure
David Di Francesco
Laurent-Emmanuel Malo, Mirek Hamet
Makeup & Hair
Josianne Cournoyer
Mildred Boies

Awards & Special Mentions

  • Best Short Film
    Women’s Independent Film Festival
  • Best Directing
    Women’s Independent Film Festival



  • Women’s Independent Film Festival 2014
  • Festival international de cinéma francophone en Acadie 2013
  • 24th St-John’s International Women’s Film Festival 2013
  • 33rd Atlantic Film Festival 2013