Tribeca, Karlovy Vary Title ‘Temporaries’: First Teaser Unveiled

A primary teaser has been unveiled for Canadian filmmaker Pier-Philippe Chevigny’s debut characteristic “Temporaries” (“Richelieu”), which can bow on the Tribeca Festival adopted by the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and Fantasia International Film Festival.

The movie follows Ariane (Ariane Castellanos), who strikes again dwelling to the Richelieu Valley after a breakup and will get a job as an interpreter for seasonal migrant staff in a manufacturing facility. Witnessing office abuses perpetrated by Stephane (Marc-André Grondin), the manufacturing facility’s aggressive supervisor, Ariane should resolve how far she is prepared to go to talk out towards injustice.

Chevigny grew up within the Richelieu Valley in Quebec and observing migrant staff there knowledgeable the movie. “My first feature aims to question the image of Canada as a perfect, injustice-free country. Launching at Tribeca, Karlovy Vary and Fantasia matters because it gives the weight of international attention to that criticism: it’s harder to ignore the noise when the rest of the world is showing concern,” Chevigny informed Variety.

The movie is produced by Geneviève Gosselin G., Le Foyer Films (Canada), Miléna Poylo, Gilles Sacuto and Alice Bloch, TS Productions (France) and Jean-François Bigot and Camille Raulo, JPL Films (France). It is
co-financed by SODEC, Téléfilm, Eurimages, Fonds Harold Greenberg, Conseil Des Arts Et Des Lettres Du Québec, SACD, Région Bretagne In Partnership with the CNC, Universciné and Radio-Canada.

Be For Films is dealing with worldwide gross sales.

Gosselin G. informed Variety: “Pier-Philippe is one of my earliest collaborators and we were lucky to be surrounded by experienced partners TS Productions, JPL Films and Be For Films for his first feature. I can’t wait to present it to the world and hope it will resonate as strongly as it did when I first read the script.”

Pamela Leu of Be For Films added: “Working with a first time director has always been inspiring. We are very proud and excited to bring Pier-Philippe Chevigny’s singular and resonant debut film to the upcoming Tribeca FF and Karlovy Vary FF later this summer.”

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