Saguenay international
short film festival


During an idyllic family vacation by the sea, Marie, the matriarch, develops an irrepressible urge to escape. As days go by and the languor of the vacation envelops them, her relatives feel a growing threat weighing on their clan.

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Screenplay :
Zoé Pelchat and Jean-François Sauvé

In competition for :

Canadian Grand Prize

Jury Award

International Fipresci Critic’s Award

Public Award - Official Competition

  • Zoé Pelchat

    After studying communication at Concordia University and cinema at L'inis, Zoé Pelchat started her career in the world of music videos before devoting herself to fiction and publicity. Her web series Dominos (2018-2020), broadcasted on TV5/, is her first success. The two seasons are known around the world and have won multiple awards.

  • Jean-François Sauvé

    Trained in television at UQAM, Jean-François Sauvé has led an eclectic career as a director and photographer for the past 10 years, following his instincts.
    After graduating, Jean-François started directing music videos and it was a real revelation. His moody and poetic aesthetic, his deep understanding of music and his editing skills make him an ally of the most interesting musicians in Quebec.