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National Short and Medium-Length Competition

Terres fantômes Félix Lamarche

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In the 1970s, a new planning policy forced residents of several villages in the interior of Gaspésie to leave their homes and move to the coast. Félix Lamarche explores the consequences of this brutal, disturbing event. While the episode is now largely forgotten, it had a profound impact on those who lived through it. The filmmaker records their stories and recollections, giving them substance through ghostly images of the forests, buildings and landscapes from which they were uprooted. The director’s experimental approach emerges as the only way to do justice to a bygone era and people’s deep attachment to their land.

Terres fantômes

  • Country : Canada (Quebec)
  • Year : 2019
  • V.O : French
  • Subtitles : English
  • Duration : 19 MIN
  • Cinematography : Félix Lamarche
  • Editing : Félix Lamarche
  • Production : Félix Lamarche
  • Music : Robin Servant
  • Sound Design : Robin Servant
Filmography of Félix Lamarche :

Des hommes à la mer (2012)
Les terres lointaines (2017)
La frontière (2017)

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