Looking for Alexander

35mm / colour / 2004 / French with English subtitles

written by Marcel Beaulieu and Francis Leclerc  |  directed by Francis Leclerc  |  produced by Barbara Shrier

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Available on DVD

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Synopsis | Alexander Tourneur awakes to find himself in hospital a victim of a hit and run that has left him with almost total memory loss. His desire to remember will bring him back to the moment he swore to forget.

 

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With

Roy Dupuis
Rosa Zacharie
Guy Thauvette
Nathalie Coupal
Karine Lagueux
Benoît Gouin
Maka Kotto
Robert Lalonde
Normand d’Amour
Maxime Dumontier
Alexandre Harvey-Cormier

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Crew

Producer
Barbara Shrier

Director
Francis Leclerc

Writer
Francis Leclerc
Marcel Beaulieu

Editor
Glenn Berman

Director of Photography
Steve Asselin

Art direction
Mario Hervieux 

Costumes
Sophie Lefebvre

Music
Pierre Duchesne

Sound
Christian Bouchard
Marcel Pothier
Luc Boudrias

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Prizes and Festivals

Jutra Awards 2005

Best film | Barbara Shrier
Best Director | Francis Leclerc
Best Actor | Roy Dupuis
Best editor | Glenn Berman

Genie Awards 2005
Original screenplay | Francis Leclerc, Marcel Beaulieu
Achievement in direction | Francis Leclerc
Best actor | Roy Dupuis

Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois, Québec 2005
People’s choice Award

Festival du film international de Baie-Comeau, 2005
Best Canadian Film
Best Cinematography

Festival du film de l’Outaouais, 2005
Golden Totem | Télé-Québec People’s Choice Award

Festival International de Namur, Belgique 2005
Bayard d’Or Best Screenplay

Festival International de Saint Jean de Luz, France 2005
Jury prize

Brook Film Festival, New York, 2006, USA | Official competition
Cinéma en plein air Des Bêtes et des hommes, Paris 2006, France
Film Circuit, Canadian Films Week, Madrid & Valencia, 2006, Spain
Festival de la francophonie, Berlin, 2006, Germany
Independant Film Festival, Boston, 2006, USA
Semaine de la francophonie, 2006, Zambia
Festival du film francophone de Vienne, 2006, Austria
Festival de film francophone,  2006, China
Fantasporto, 2006, Portugal
Film Circuit UK Tour, 2006, United Kingdom
Fajr International Film Festival, 2006, Iran
Cinémathèque de Nice, 2006, France
Kerala International Film Festival, 2005, India | Official competition
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, 2005, Estonia
Kolkata Film Festival, 2005, India
Cinéma du Québec à Paris, 2005, France
Festival international de Saint-Jean de Luz, 2005, France | Official competition
Filmfest Hamburg, 2005, Germany
Festival international de Namur 2005, Belgium | Official competition
Vladivostok International Film Festival 2005, Russia
Cinema Jove 2005, Spain | Official competition
Shanghai International Film Festival 2005, China | Official competition
Festival du film de l’Outaouais 2005, Canada | Official competition
Festival du film international de Baie-Comeau, Canada | Official competition
Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal 2004, Canada | Closing night
Vancouver International Film Festival 2004, Canada

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Distribution

Canada
Alliance Vivafilm
www.vivafilms.com
International
Palomar
1 514 522 8090

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