FILMS

 

Helen at Dusk

(2021)

 

SYNOPSIS

 

Helen is packing the contents of her flat.

She does so elegantly, meticulously, smuggling her private sense of beauty into the labor.

She has managed to tame her solitude,

but her belongings provoke recollections, reminders of an unintended past, which give

the twilight of her life a particular hue.

 

TECHNICAL SUMMARY

 

Narrative short film • Runtime: 15:43

Full HD Video • Black and white

Aspect ratio: 1,66:1 • Language: French

 

CREDITS

 

Screenwriting:

Geneviève Guernier and Marco Joubert

Directing, photography, editing,

sound design, production:

Marco Joubert

Production assistant:

Geneviève Guernier

Assistant director and technical assistance: Matthew Powell

Additional technical assistance:

William McQuarrie

Sound editing adviser:

Thierry Gauthier

Foley:

Geneviève Guernier and Marco Joubert

Original music, piano, electronics:

Wayne Horvitz

Violin, viola: Alex Guy

Set photographer: Marie-Jeanne Ruvo

Cast: Marie Tifo, Pierre Curzi,

Geneviève Guernier, Myriam Herman,

Steve Pilarezik and Axelle Roy-Beaulieu

Postproduction / NFB

Technical support:

Pierre Dupont, Marie-Josée Gourde,

Patrick Trahan

Color grading and online editing:

Yannick Carrier

Infographics: Cynthia Ouellet

Foley recording: Luc Léger

Re-recording mixer: Isabelle Lussier

Sound technician: Bernard Belley

Project coordinator: Marie-Christine Guité

With support from:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

 

Winner: Best Actress, Korea International

Short Film Festival, Seoul, South Korea, 2022

 

Nominee: Best Drama - North America,

Alternative Film Festival,

Toronto, Canada, 2022

 

Nominee: Best Actress, Alternative

Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2022

 

Nominee: Best Short Under 20 Minutes,

Scene Awards, Green Bay, United States, 2022

 

Nominee: Best Actress,

Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Japan, 2022

 

Nominee: Best Music,

Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Japan, 2022

 

Nominee: Best Sound,

Top Indie Film Awards, Tokyo, Japan, 2022

 

Official Selection, AmiCorti Film Festival,

Peveragno, Italy, 2022

 

Official Selection, Cinemaking International

Film Festival, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2022

 

Official Selection, Ferfilm International

Film Festival, Ferizaj, Kosovo, 2022

 

Official Selection, Festival del Cinema

di Cefalù, Cefalù, Italy, 2022

 

Official Selection,Muestra Internacional

de Videonarración A/R/Tográfica,

Granada, Spain, 2022

 

Official Selection,

Museum Talkies International Film Festival,

Ernakulam, India, 2022

 

Official Selection, Northern Festival of Cinema,

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 2022

 

Official Selection, ROFIFE -Rotary

Short Film Festival, Bolu, Turkey, 2022

 

Official Selection,

The Americas Film Festival of New York,

New York, United States, 2022

 

Official Selection,

The Unprecedented Cinema International

Festival of Short Film, Tallinn, Estonia, 2022

 

Official Selection, WIFI Film Festival,

Topeka, United States, 2022

 

Honorable Mention, Ceylon International Film

Festival, Santa Barbara, United States, 2022

 

Honorable Mention, Nassau Film Festival,

Princeton, United States, 2022

 

Semi-finalist, Pompei Street Cinema Festival,

Pompei, Italy, 2022

 

SCREENINGS

 

Kaçanik Cinema, Kaçanik, Kosovo, 09/2022

 

City College Downtown (CWE),

New York, United States, 06/2022

 

Rita Blitt Gallery - Mulvane Art Museum,

Topeka, United States, 04/2022

 

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library,

Topeka, United States, 04/2022

 

Palacio de los Condes de Gabia,

Granada Spain, 04/2022

 

Star and Shadow Cinema,

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, 04/2022

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