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Mademoiselle Kenopsia
Location
Fernand-Seguin screening room
Date
December 8th - 14th, 2023
Duration
80 min
Cycle
New releases

The mission of the Centre d'art et essai de la Cinémathèque québécoise (CAECQ) is to primary program Quebec-made documentaries and independent fiction, as well as international documentaries, animated and foreign films, while encouraging opportunities for meetings between the public and the artists. Its programming is presented in conjunction with the Cinémathèque québécoise’s under the label New releases.

The December 8 screening will be followed by a Q&A with Denis Côté.
World Premiere, Locarno Film Festival 2023

Mademoiselle Kenopsia
Directed by
Denis Côté
Language
French
Actors
Larissa Corriveau, Evelyne de la Cheneliere, Olivier Aubin, Hinde Rabbaj
Origins
Quebec
Year
2023
Duration
80 min
Genre
Drama
Format
Digital
Synopsis

Set on carrying out her task with dedication, a woman is obsessed with watching over anonymous interiors and occupying them. Both a custodian of the premises and a ghostly presence, she becomes an echo of how we relate to time, solitude and the melancholy of forsaken spaces.

Mademoiselle Kenopsia

Denis Côté

Denis Côté (1973 – New Brunswick, Canada) founded nihilproductions in the 1990’s and shot about 15 short films. He was a journalist and film critic before directing his first feature film Les états nordiques in 2005, beginning a sustained collaboration with producer Stéphanie Morissette that continued with Nos vies privées in 2007; then Curling, his fifth feature film, which won top honors at the Locarno Film Festival and was shown in over 70 festivals. His films have been shown in dozens of cinematic events. His first feature film under the umbrella of La maison de prod, Vic+Flo ont vu un ours, won the Silver Bear/Alfred Bauer Prize for Innovation at the 2013 Berlinale in Germany.

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