Date/Time
Date(s) - 16/11/2018
15:30

Location
The Gate Cinema


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Demonstrating a keen interest in the intersections between institutions and individuals, Antoine Bourges follows a young caseworker in his feature debut. Beginning with her professional environment, the focus turns to her dealings with Eric, a young man with mental health issues who is appearing in court charged with theft. Bourges’ minimalist technique of using long, fixed-camera takes brings a documentary-like sensibility to the film, his use of non-actors adding a deeper layer of verisimilitude. Thanks to his dispassionate eye, Bourges gives an even-handed – if not empathetic – view of both sides, but most admirable is his commitment to those who fall through the cracks.

 

Accompanied by a screening of the short film ‘Scaffold’ (15 mins).

 

Director:  Antoine Bourges
Producer:   Antoine Bourges, Karen Harnisch, Daniel Montgomery
Screenwriter:   Antoine Bourges
Main Cast:   Deragh Campbell, Nathan Roder, Shawn Collins
Country:  Canada
Languages:  English
Colour:   Colour
Year:  2017

Duration:  67 minutes

Tickets:  €7.50 / €6.50

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