Charlotte Le Bon's directorial debut, Falcon Lake, will kick off the 51< /strong>e edition of the Festival du nouveau cinema (FNC), on October 5, just a few days before its official Canadian theatrical release.
< p>The film crew should also be present at the Imperial Cinema to kick off the festivities.
Presented as a world premiere during the 54th Directors' Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, Falcon Lake stars Sara Montpetit, Karine Gonthier-Hyndman, Monia Chokri and French comedian Joseph Engel.
Adapted from the graphic novel A Sister by Bastien Vivès, the long footage tells the story of Bastien, ready to overcome his worst fears to exist in the eyes of his sister Chloé, as summer becomes a troubling pivotal moment for the young boy. Despite the three years that separate them, a singular connection has been established between them.
Falcon Lake will take the stage on October 14, while the 51st edition of the Festival du new cinema will take place in Montreal from October 5 to 16, 2022.
The full FNC lineup will be unveiled on September 20.