Lucie Lambert was born on the Côte-Nord where she spent her childhood between the river and the forest. She is particularly interested in documentary that confounds all rules and categories. Paysage sous le paupières, Avant le jour and Le père de Gracile, her three major films, form a trilogy that weaves together territory and the imaginary.
GU Tao (China) was born in Wenchuan, in the Sichuan Province. From 2004 to 2007 he studied at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University in Montreal. After going to Canada his cinematic work shifted towards experimental filmmaking. He also worked as editor for The Vanishing Spring Light (2011) by his fellow countryman Xun Yu.
French audio | Chinese audio w/English subtitles
- Paysage sous les paupières (Lucie Lambert, 1995, 16mm print, 63:00)
Through the eyes of children and women of several generations the film reveals the spirit of a small village in the Haute Côte-Nord.... (more)
- On the Way to the Sea (Tao Gu, 2010, 16mm to Digital, 20:00)
In a surreal hybrid of documentary footage, experimental abstraction and fictional elements, “On the Way to the Sea” studies the human fragility and spiritual homelessness generated by natural disasters.... (more)
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