Frankfurt am Main | 13 – 20 October 2024


Feature Film Canada 2023
By Guy Édoin
Mon, 16 October 2023, 9:45 PM
Diane Messier lives with her two sisters and her daughter Sarah on a farm in the Eastern Townships near the American border. In the wake of a tragic accident, Diane starts feeling as though she is under constant threat, going so far as to believe that her house is haunted. Concerned, her mother Angèle returns from Florida to support her daughter and attempt to bring the family together.


Film Info


Original title
Feature Film
Release Date
  • Canada
Spoken language
  • French
  • English
95 Minutes
Color Format
  • Colour
Sound Format
  • Dolby Digital


  • Guy Édoin
  • Writer
  • Guy Édoin
  • Producers
  • Félize FRAPPIER
  • Crew
  • Nicolas CANNICCIONI (Cinematographer)
  • Richard COMEAU
  • CCE (Editor)
  • Olivier ALARY (Music)
  • Johannes MALFATTI (Music)
  • Director

    • Guy Édoin

      After film studies at Université de Montréal, Guy Édoin directed "Le pont" in 2004 (TIFF, Vancouver, Namur, Dresden, RVQC, Regard), the first in a trilogy of shorts entitled "Le pont", produced by Metafilms. "Le pont" was shortlisted for the 2005 Jutra for best direction. In 2011, Édoin's first feature, "Wetlands" ("Marécages"), had its world premiere at Venice International Film Critics' Week, where it received a standing ovation. That same year, it opened the TIFF's Canada First! section and received an honourable mention at the Vancouver International Film Festival, in addition to screening on the national and international festival circuits (Pusan, Namur, Tofino, Seattle, Tronheim, Sao Paolo). In 2013, his documentary "Corno" on painter Joanne Corneau won the people's choice award at the Montreal International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA). "Borders" ("Frontières") is his fourth feature.

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