Saguenay international
short film festival


This exploratory piece about Jean-Claude Lauzon, mystical and promising black sheep of Quebec cinema (Un zoo la nuit - 1987 and Léolo - 1992) takes us on the fantastic psychanalytical journey of a relationship between a father and his son.

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Music :
Jean Corriveau and Peter Gundry
Cast :
Gilbert Sicotte
Editing :
Jason Arbour and Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre

In competition for :

Jury Award

Best Animation Short Film Award

Best Documentary Short Film Award

International Fipresci Critic’s Award

Public Award - Official Competition

  • Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre

    Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre is an independant director, winner of many prizes for her filmmaking work. She's also assistant professor at the Université Laval School of Design, in Quebec City. She has directed many short films, including Jutra (2014), selected at the Cannes Film Festival Director's Fortnight. La théorie Lauzon (2022) is her first production with Périphéria.