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Showtime

Date Wednesday, October 19
Time 3:15 PM
Venue Wolf Performance Hall

Falcon Lake

Falcon Lake 1200 1600 Forest City Film Festival

Drama/Coming of Age, Feature Narrative, Best of the World Fests

Few films capture the precipice between of teenage years better than Falcon Lake, a film that dreamily floats along through a summer vacation with the aimless wanderlust of youth. Charlotte Le Bon’s Cannes breakout strikes the perfect balance between coming-of-age warmth, and the eeriness of a ghost story. As the tale of a ghost haunting the lake lingers over the characters, it mirrors the anxiety they feel as they grow older, unsure if they’re ready for all the feelings and challenges that come along with growing up. Falcon Lake is one of the most important Canadian films of the year, and fans of Quebec cinema will not want to miss it.

Director(s)

Charlotte Le Bon

Producer(s)

Naima Abed, Sylvain Corbeil, Julien Deris, David Gauquié, Emilie Georges, Nancy Grant, Tim Headington, Whitaker Lader, Charlotte Le Bon, Theresa Steele Page

Starring Joseph Engel, Sara Montpetit, Monia Chokri, Arthur Igual, Karine Gonthier-Hyndman
World Fest Premiere & Awards Cannes Film Festival
Nominated, Golden Camera

Deauville Film Festival
Won, Prix d’Ornano-Valenti

Jerusalem Film Festival
Nominated, Award for International Cinema
Best International Debut

Munich Film Festival
Nominated, CineVision Award
Best Film by an Emerging Director

Runtime 100 minutes