FAIL TO APPEAR
Fail to Appear | Non comparecer
12 December | 19:00h | Teatro Principal
Canada | 2017 | 70’ | Color | DCP | SPANISH PREMIÈRE
Dirección/Direction: Antoine Bourges. Guión/Script: Antoine Bourges. Fotografía/Cinematography: Nikolay Michaylov. Montaxe/Editing: Antoine Bourges, Ajla Odobasic. Son/Sound: Alex Hennessey, James Lazarenko. Intérpretes/Cast: Deragh Campbell, Nathan Roder, Shawn Collins, Michelle Tiffin, Mohammed Ahmed. Produción/Production: Antoine Bourges, Karen Harnisch, Daniel Montgomery. Produtora/Production Company: Antoine Bourges Films.
Isolde, a young caseworker in a low-income neighbourhood of Toronto, trains for her job: helping people in need while following protocols. When she takes on the case of Eric, a man held in custody for a small crime, Isolde begins to navigate the mental health legal system and witnesses his court hearing. As she gets closer to him, her sympathy for Eric develops but she struggles to make a connection.
Vancouver International Film Festival 2017 – World Premiere
Cinéma du Réel 2018
Antoine Bourges is a Toronto-based filmmaker originating from Paris, France. His shorts Woman on waiting (2010) and William in white shirt (2015), along with his mid-length film East Hastings pharmacy (2012), have screened in festivals across North America and Europe including the Berlinale, SXSW, Viennale and TIFF. Fail to Appear is his first narrative feature.